European Applied Art
European Applied Art | Auction: 15.05.2019 | Preview: 10.05.2019 - 13.05.2019

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Lot 233

Estimate
7.000 - 9.000 €
Hammer
6.000,00 €

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LARGE GILT-BRONZE PENDULUM CLOCK ON CONSOLE WITH AURORA.
Paris. Ca. 1750. Guillaume Blakey.

Gilt bronze. Enamel dial. Lavishly scalloped case and console with acanthus leaves. Pierced lattice work. On top of
the case Aurora, the goddess of dawn with a solar disc in her hand, laterally flower
garlands. Roman hour numerals and Arabic minutes. Large round, flattened pendulum movement
with lever movement, thread suspension and half-hour chime on a bell. Height 61cm.
Dial and movement inscribed W. Blakey à Paris.
Condition A/B. Enclosed: P/S.

Provenance:
Collection Josef Rieks, acquired from the art dealer Peter Heuer, Bremen 1996.

Literature:
Hans Ottomeyer and Peter Pröschel: Vergoldete Bronzen Vol. 1, Munich 1986. Type cf. ill.

Tardy: Dictionnaire des Horlogers Francais, Paris 1972. The maker mentioned on p.59.
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