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A fine 18th century Louis XVI French marble and dore bronze mantle clock. Enamel dial signed Le Nepveu, A Paris. With black enameled Roman numerals, outer minute ring with Arabic numeral indices, openwork gilt metal hands, bevel with curved glazing. The clock movement has an eight-day spring driven going train and a count-wheel striking train, striking the hours and half hour on a single bell. Anchor escapement with a silk suspension, pendulum with key. Overall, 16.25" high, 9" wide, 5.25" deep.
NOTE: Nicolas - Antoine Le Nepveu (1736-1796) supplied clocks as Ouvrier libre c.1767 and became an accomplished master clockmaker, "par privilge de l' hospital de la trinite" in 1773. He worked in the Rue de Salkle au Compte and in the Rue Magloire.

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18thc Louis XVI Mantel Clock, Le Nepveu, Paris

Estimate $2,000 - $3,000Apr 19, 2019
Seattle, WA, USA