Clock in chased and gilded bronze of the... - Lot 188 - Daguerre

Lot 188
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Clock in chased and gilded bronze of the... - Lot 188 - Daguerre
Clock in chased and gilded bronze of the Restoration period Euterpe playing the lyre. Resting on a terminal where is inscribed the frame finished by a rectangular base decorated with friezes. Feet in console. The movement signed "Blondeau Horloger du Roi à Paris". H.63,5, L.41, D. 17 cm Little wear. Antoine Blondeau settled at 19, rue de la Paix in Paris between 1825 and 1830. He was presented at the Public Exhibition of the products of French industry in 1827 and invented the window watch in 1830. The genius of the watchmaker consists in completely rethinking the display of the time and in introducing a disc instead of a hand to facilitate its reading.
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