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Lot No. 72
Estimate  4,000 - 6,500 €
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André Rousseau à Paris, Height 440 mm

, circa 1675

An early religieuse pendulum clock in the Hague tradition with half hour / hour strike


Case: ebony, applied red tortoiseshell and brass inlays. Moulded base, oval windows to the sides, glazed front, flanked by two pilasters with Corinthian capitals and inlaid flutings, arched top concealing the bell flanked by two ormulu flambeau finials. Dial: hinged dial plate covered with dark red velvet, applied gilt brass chapter ring with inlaid radial Roman hours, pierced and engraved brass hands. Movm.: square rectangular brass movement 125 x 125 mm, signed, 2 barrels, locking plate, 8-day power reserve, anchor escapement, keywind, baluster movement pillars, short pendulum with silk string suspension.

André Rousseau was a descendant of the famous watchmaking dynasty Rousseau. His father Jean Rousseau (1606-1684) had 12 children, five of whom became watchmakers themselves. One of them was André, who was sent to Hamburg to learn the art of goldsmithing. André stayed in Hamburg and continued his work there.
#40947
Case: very good, to be restored
Dial: very good
Movm.: very good, capable of running, cleaning recommended


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