French Ls XVI mantel clock circa 1770

Rare piece : "Au temple d'amour" (Temple of love)

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Very rare French Louis XVI mantel clock called : "Temple d'amour"

Date: circa 1770

Height overall: 16.53 inches / 42 cm

Diameter of the marble base : 7.08 inches / 18 cm

Rare temple d'amour end of 18th century, very well conserved.

Silk thread suspention

Verge escapement, extremely rare on this kind of clock; ancre escapement (3 1/2) were usually used on these type of French mantel clocks.

Beautiful guilded bronzes . White marble in perfect condition with, however, a little scratch at the back of the cover (can be fixed depending of the future owner's desire)

The movement with its elegant spinning discs with white enamel dials sits on four curved columns made out of gilded bronze.

Antique Clocks - Pendules, collector antique clocks, rare french mantle clock Ls XVI "Au Temple d'Amour"

Antique Clocks - Pendules, collector antique clocks, rare french mantle clock Ls XVI "Au Temple d'Amour" enamel dials

 

 

Antique Clocks - Pendules, collector antique clocks, rare french mantle clock Ls XVI "Au Temple d'Amour"

As this French mantel clock is in perfect condition, it hasn't been restored yet. It will be carefully restored as it is being sold in order to be delivered perfectly clean and with fresh oil.

In view of the exceptional condition of this French mantel clock and the current state of the market, the price of this very rare Louis XVI "Temple d'amour" is :

Price (restored):horloges anciennes, convertisseur de devisesCHF XXX

Réf.: H7200


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