Description & Technical information
A Louis XV ormolu-mounted green-stained horn striking musical bracket clock.
The case and the bracket stamped Saint-Germain.
The dial with twenty four enamel roman hour chapters and arabic five minute chapters.
The musique with eight melodies attributed to Robert à La Chaux-de-Fonds.
The waisted case and bracket decorated overall with ormolu C-scrolls and foliate mounts.
The top surmounted by a figure of a Cupid holding an arrow in one's hand
and seating on a seahorse.
The hinged and glazed door decorated with a representation of a La Fontaine's fable, Le Corbeau et le Renard, cast in relief.
Medium: Ormolu mounted, Green strained horn
Signature: The case and the bracket stamped Saint-Germain
The movement signed Terrot and Thuillier à Genève on the backplate.
Dimensions: 147.32 x 50.8 x 25.4 cm (58 x 20 x 10 inches)
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