- Kaminuhr "à lEléfant"

auction 401, Lot 141

SUMMERAUCTIONS FINE ART & ANTIQUES
24 JUNE WORKS ON PAPER AND PAINTINGS (15TH - 18TH CENTURY) AND MODERN ART on 23 June 2021

 

Kaminuhr "à lEléfant"

estimate:
€ 8.000 to € 10.000

Differenzbesteuerung    

result:
€ 34.290 (incl. 27 % buyer's premium)

description:

A mantle clock "à léléfant"

Paris, Louis XV, probably mid-18th century, Gille LAiné

 

Gilt bronze case, partly burnished. Enamel dial with Roman and Arabic numerals. 8-day movement. Pendulum with thread suspension. Countwheel striking the half hours on a bell. Dial and brass plate inscribed "Gille LAiné a Paris". Key. Hairline cracks to dial. 42 x 30 x 16 cm.

 

Provenance: Nagel, Auction 17-18 September 1993, lot 1212. - Private collection, North Germany.

 

Cf. Tardy, La Pendule Française. Paris. Volume I. Page 170 ff. - Ottomeyer, Hans, Pröschel, Peter, Vergoldete Bronzen. Munich 1986, Volume I, illustration 2.8.5.