A Three Piece Louis XV Ormolu Clock Set with an Oriental Theme by Charles Du Tertre, Paris

A Three Piece Louis XV Ormolu Clock Set with an Oriental Theme by Charles Du Tertre, Paris

c. 1770 France

Offered by Nicholas Wells Antiques Ltd

£26,000 gbp
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A very fine mid 18th century three piece ormolu clock set with an oriental theme, the clock by Nicolas Charles Du Tertre (Paris, 1715-1793), the enamel dial signed 'CHARLES DU TERTRE A PARIS', with finely detailed gilt metal hands. The five characters featured consist of two holding candelabras, two holding the clock and one sitting astride the clock signifying supremacy.

This three piece garniture strikes every half hour and hour.

The clock is 40cm tall x 35cm wide x 21cm deep.
The candelabras are 40cm tall x 15cm wide x 15cm deep.
Dimensions
Height 40.00 cm (15.75 inches)
Width 35.00 cm (13.78 inches)
Depth 21.00 cm (8.27 inches)
Medium
ormolu
Signed/Inscribed
enamel dial signed 'CHARLES DU TERTRE A PARIS'
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