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October 27, 2016 10:00 AMCalender

Henry Au Louvre Brass Cartel Clock

Auction: Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - 2946M Location: Marlborough Date / Time: October 28, 2016 10:00AM


Henry Au Louvre Brass Cartel Clock, Paris, c. 1860, neoclassical brass case with urn at the top, garlands, swags, scrolls, and a fluted plinth surmount the porcelain convex roman numeral dial marked Henry Au Louvre/a Paris and pierced brass hands flanked by acanthus leaves and blind brass sound frets backed by green fabric to the glazed pendulum aperture and grotesque mask pediment, eight-day time and strike, spring-powered, rectangular movement with count wheel mounted on the rear plate, regulated by a sunburst pendulum bob and iron rod, ht. 31 in.
Estimate $1,500-2,500

Movement functioning as designed but could us a cleaning, case is very heavy quality and in good condition, dial is flawless.

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