Lot 195 (Summer Fine Art Auction, 17th July 2019)

A French Louis XVI marble and ormolu portico clock

A French Louis XVI white marble and ormolu portico clock, late 18th century, by Charles Bertrand, the 5 inch white enamel dial with Roman and Arabic numerals and signed ‘Charles Bertrand, H’ger de l’Academie, Rle des Sciences’, the 8-day movement with outside count wheel and striking on a bell, and also signed in script ‘Bertrand, Paris’ with glazed rear door, the movement supported by fluted columns between leaf wrapped pilasters and surmounted by an urn and floral finial suspended with a chain and raised on a stepped beaded rectangular break front plinth and toupie feet, case cracked, 45cm high, 11.5cm deep, 28.5cm wide

Sold for £260


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