THE ART OF BREGUET
Geneva, Hotel Des Bergues, Apr 14, 1991
Buyer unknown. Clock, unnumbered, sold before 1780. Gilt bronze and marble striking mantle clock with calendar.
Case: White marble, gilt bronze mounts with
garlands of flowers flanked on both sides by
volutes with floral urns and cock birds, a bronze
putti in the foreground, with urn finial, on eight
beaded pattern gilt bronze feet.
Dial: White enamel, signed: "Breguet A Paris", with Arabic hour numerals, and concentric outer date ring. Gilt brass hands of engraved entrelnc form with fleur de lys points.
Movement: Brass with circular plates and two trains, the back plate signed: "Breguet à Paris", anchor escapement with silk suspended plain pendulum, hour and half hour striking on a bell, the star pierced locking-plate visible on the back plate.
In very good condition. Dim. 530 x 420 x 140 mm.