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A rare French Louis XV 8-day brass and ormolu lantern clock by Lefebure A Fontainebleau, circa 1740



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A rare French Louis XV 8-day brass and ormolu lantern clock by Lefebure A Fontainebleau, circa 1740
Description

8-day weight driven pillar movement with verge escapement, countwheel half hour striking and alarm on a bell, ormoly dial and brass case, on a later bracket.

32.5-cm ornate ormolu dial with blue Roman cartouche numerals, centre signed Lefebure Hologer du Roi A Fontainebleau surmounted by a pierced ormolu cresting with a sunburst and cockerels, shaped blued hands, 8-day weight driven brass posted movement with verge escapement and silk suspended pendulum, countwheel half hour striking with strike/silent on a surmounted bell, alarm on the same bell, brass frame with well turned finials and feet, brass doors to the sides, placed on a later stained wood bracket.

Signature
Lefebure Horloger du Roi
Dimensions
45 cm
Reference
0010
Price
Price on request
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