Mantel cartel clock of violin-shape with a decor of copal varnish with polychrome flowers on a brown ground.
Rich, Rococo-style, gilt-bronze ornamentation of flowers and birds.
Enamel dial signed "Festeau le Jeune à Paris". Bottom plate movement also signed "Festeau le Jeune à Paris".
Striking mechanism on the hour and half-hour.
In a working state but no guarantee. Restorations due to use, small wear on the decor. Bezel glass is missing.
Height: 67,5 cm (26-1/2 in.) - Width: 35,5 cm (14 in.) - Depth: 15,5 cm (6 in.)
Simon François Festeau dit le Jeune (the Younger). Son of Master in 1750. Established shop at rue Saint Denis then rue des Deux Ecus after 1768.
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- Expertissim Reference: 91007
- Note : Please note that timekeeping accuracy has not been verified and Expertissim can not be held liable for any repair costs.