A fine Louis XV style ormolu mounted long case clock by Lenoir, Paris

A fine Louis XV style ormolu mounted long case clock by Lenoir, Paris

19th century France

Offered by Mayfair Gallery Ltd.

£35,000 gbp
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Of tall violoné form surmounted by an ormolu allegory of death, the circular dial below signed ‘LENOIR / A Paris’, above an ormolu appliqued motif of putti within clouds, overall ormolu embellishment of stylised acanthus scrolls, frames, cartouches and lion-like masks, ending in ormolu mounted paw feet.

Little is known about Lenoir himself, but he is recorded as working in Paris in the second half of the 19th Century.
Literature: Loomes, Watchmakers and Clockmakers of the World NAG Press, 2006
Dimensions
Height 250.00 cm (98.43 inches)
Width 67.00 cm (26.38 inches)
Depth 36.00 cm (14.17 inches)
Stock Code
N-0020
Medium
Wood, ormolu (gilt-bronze), enamel
Signed/Inscribed
Signed ‘LENOIR / A Paris’
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