Borne Mantel Clock Bronze Crystal Sèvres Blue Marble Lepaute Watchmaker

2,800.00

Rare Louis-Philippe period clock, circa 1830, dial signed by Henry Lepaute.
Rich ornamentation in finely chiseled bronze and gilded with mercury of foliage scrolls of laurels and flowers placed on a white marble plinth. Between the leaves a window in Sèvres blue crystal hides the balance. Enamelled dial signed “Henry-Lepaute Horloger du Roi et de la Ville rue St. Honoré 247”. Movement with wire suspension complete with balance and key.

Famous watchmaker, maker of clocks Henry Lepaute, born Augustin Michel Adam Henry by Pierre Henry, watchmaker to the King, descendant of the Lepaute watchmaker family through his mother, he married one of his cousins, Anaïs Lepaute, in 1834. Pupil of Gustave Eiffel he became the watchmaker of Louis-Philippe and Napoleon III. He moved to 247 rue St. Honoré from 1829.

Very good state of conservation, magnificent original gilding. On request, the clock is delivered after revision by a specialist watchmaker.

Dimensions
H cm 37 Base cm 19 x 10

1 in stock

Description

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Packing in customized wooden box.

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