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A rare small French Louis XVI ormolu 'cartel d'alcove' with pull quarter repeat, by N. Balthazar, circa 1770



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A rare small French Louis XVI ormolu 'cartel d'alcove' with pull quarter repeat, by N. Balthazar, circa 1770
Description

8-day spring driven movement with pull wind quarter repeating on two bells, ormolu case.

9-cm enamel dial with Roman numerals signed Noel Balthazar, finely pierced and engraved gilt fleur-des-lis hands, 8-day anchor movement signed Noel Balthazar A Paris with pull quarter repeat on two bells, finely cast and chased ormolu case surmounted by a classical urn, hung with trailing leaves to the sides, below an opening revealing the silk suspended pendulum, the whole terminating in a berry finial

Signature
Noel Balthazar
Dimensions
37.5 x 19 cm
Reference
0468
Price
Price on request
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