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Geneva, Hotel Des Bergues, Apr 18, 1998

LOT 399

Ferdinand Berthoud a Paris, circa 1760. Very fine ormolu, hour and half-hour striking Louis XV wall cartel.

CHF 8,000 - 10,000

Sold: CHF 17,250

C. Gilt bronze with floral, foliage and rocaille decoration. D. White enamel with Roman numerals and outer Arabic minutes ring. Gilt-brass Louis XV hands. M. Brass circular with going barrel both for the going and the striking trains, anchor escapement, short pendulum with silk suspension. Striking on a bell with count wheel on the back plate. Signed on the dial and back plate. Dim. 58 x 28 cm.

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Grading System
Grade: AA

Very good

Case: 2-4

Very good


Movement: 2

Very good

Dial: 21-51


Partially reprinted