Le Gros, Horloger de la Reine, Paris, 410 x 120 x 110 mm, circa 1810
An extremely rare Louis XVI "Pendule plan incliné" Case: inclined plane: white marble, bun feet, grooves. Clock case: drum-shaped, brass, gilt, open work front, bead and reel border. Dial: enamel, Arabic numerals, signed, pierced, engraved, gilt hands. Movm.: circular brass full plate movement, heavy led weight, applied platform with verge escapement, short pendulum.
The movement is driven by the clock’s own weight and rolls down the inclined plane. The dial remains in a horizontal position.
Estimate 18,000 - 22,000 €
Price Realised 18,600 €
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