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A Louis XVI Style Ormolu-Mounted Brass-Inlaid Red
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A Louis XVI Style Ormolu-Mounted Brass-Inlaid Red Tortoiseshell Boulle Marquetry Bracket Clock on Stand* Maison Wurtel, Paris, 19th century

The dial signed 'M.ons Wurtel/[illegible] Vivienne 38 & 40/PARIS,' the mechanism stamped 'M.on WURTEL/HORLOGERIE/E. PIEDORT SuccP' and numbered 363746, the pendulum numbered 3637.



(H: 15 1/4, W: 8 1/2, D: 5 in.)

Provenance

Property from the Collection of Dr. and Mrs. Giraud V. and Carolyn Foster.



Footnote:

Note

*Please note that some countries and states prohibit the importation of items that contain materials from endangered species, including tortoiseshell. Prospective buyers should familiarize themselves with the relevant customs restrictions prior to bidding if they intend to import this lot into another country. Freeman's does not provide CITES documentation for import or export.



Condition report:

With pendulum and winding key. Areas of the brass inlay lifting, one area with a small loss. The tortoiseshell with some cracks and age-related distortions, some minor losses. Rubbing and scratches to gilt mounts, some oxidiation and dirt/grime present. Some scratches, chips, and discoloration to enamel dial, one diagonal crack with losses at edge between one and two o'clock hours. Some splitt at top of case. One block to interior of case detached but present. Scratches to black-painted interior. Door at back, does not fully close, wood has likely expanded over time and now prevents door from closing and latching shut. No glass dome present over dial. Not tested for functionality or timekeeping ability.

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A Louis XVI Style Ormolu-Mounted Brass-Inlaid Red

Estimate $3,000 - $5,000
Jul 14, 2021
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Starting Price $1,500
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0021: A Louis XVI Style Ormolu-Mounted Brass-Inlaid Red

Sold for $1,500
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Est. $3,000 - $5,000Starting Price $1,500
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Jul 14, 2021 10:00 AM EDT
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Lot 0021 Details

Description
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A Louis XVI Style Ormolu-Mounted Brass-Inlaid Red Tortoiseshell Boulle Marquetry Bracket Clock on Stand* Maison Wurtel, Paris, 19th century

The dial signed 'M.ons Wurtel/[illegible] Vivienne 38 & 40/PARIS,' the mechanism stamped 'M.on WURTEL/HORLOGERIE/E. PIEDORT SuccP' and numbered 363746, the pendulum numbered 3637.



(H: 15 1/4, W: 8 1/2, D: 5 in.)

Provenance

Property from the Collection of Dr. and Mrs. Giraud V. and Carolyn Foster.



Footnote:

Note

*Please note that some countries and states prohibit the importation of items that contain materials from endangered species, including tortoiseshell. Prospective buyers should familiarize themselves with the relevant customs restrictions prior to bidding if they intend to import this lot into another country. Freeman's does not provide CITES documentation for import or export.



Condition report:

With pendulum and winding key. Areas of the brass inlay lifting, one area with a small loss. The tortoiseshell with some cracks and age-related distortions, some minor losses. Rubbing and scratches to gilt mounts, some oxidiation and dirt/grime present. Some scratches, chips, and discoloration to enamel dial, one diagonal crack with losses at edge between one and two o'clock hours. Some splitt at top of case. One block to interior of case detached but present. Scratches to black-painted interior. Door at back, does not fully close, wood has likely expanded over time and now prevents door from closing and latching shut. No glass dome present over dial. Not tested for functionality or timekeeping ability.

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