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Highlights and record results from recent auctions

Renaissance

Gilles de Beefe à Liége, circa 1750


Gilles de Beefe à Liége, circa 1750 An important Baroque half hour repeating table clock with half hour/hour strike and carillon with two different tunes activating on the half hour

Estimate
7.000 - 20.000 €

Realised
56.000 €

Janvier, Movement No. 342 5/1802, circa 1802


Janvier, Movement No. 342 5/1802, circa 1802 An important astronomical table clock with half hour/hour strike and moon phase with an unusual pin wheel escapement with a short lever

Estimate
44.000 - 60.000 €

Realised
55.000 €

Stephen Rimbault, London / Johann Zoffany, circa 1765


Stephen Rimbault, London / Johann Zoffany, circa 1765 An important ormolu musical table clock with hour strike

Estimate
22.000 - 28.000 €

Realised
32.250 €

Henri Jullien à Paris / A. Bonebakker & Zoon, circa 1900


Henri Jullien à Paris / A. Bonebakker & Zoon, circa 1900 An important Neo-Renaissance figure pendulum clock

Estimate
7.000 - 10.000 €

Realised
8.950 €

John Clowes, Londini fecit, circa 1680


John Clowes, Londini fecit, circa 1680 An early, small ebonised bracket clock with half hour self strike and date

Estimate
16.000 - 20.000 €

Realised
26.050 €

Johann Georg Mayr at Munich, circa 1670/1720


Johann Georg Mayr at Munich, circa 1670/1720 A unique night light projection clock of museum quality with astronomical indications

Estimate
30.000 - 50.000 €

Realised
37.200 €

William Creak, Royal Exchange, London, circa 1770


William Creak, Royal Exchange, London, circa 1770 A very attractive rococo style table clock with quarter hour repeater, quarter strike, musical movement with two tunes and automaton

Estimate
45.000 - 55.000 €

Realised
49.600 €

Probably French, circa 1830


Probably French, circa 1830 An early and extremely rare carved wood figure clock with hour self strike and 2 automatons

Estimate
4.000 - 6.000 €

Realised
38.450 €

Gaudron à Paris, circa 1680


Gaudron à Paris, circa 1680 Important, extremely fine and early striking "Pendule Religieuse" with moon phase, moonage

Estimate
32.000 - 35.000 €

Realised
56.150 €

Jean (Johann) Hoff, Francfort, circa 1790


Jean (Johann) Hoff, Francfort, circa 1790 An important, unique, skeletonized Directoire lyre mantel clock with perpetual calendar

Estimate
17.000 - 30.000 €

Realised
49.600 €

Abraham Gilbert à Paris, circa 1750


Abraham Gilbert à Paris, circa 1750 An important Louis XV pendulum clock "Amor riding the elephant"

Estimate
9.000 - 11.000 €

Realised
56.150 €

John Marriott, Fleet Street, London, circa 1800


John Marriott, Fleet Street, London, circa 1800 An important musical Bracket Clock with calendar and moon phase

Estimate
30.000 - 40.000 €

Realised
97.600 €

Jaques-Victor Proutat, circa 1898


Jaques-Victor Proutat, circa 1898 Important and unique oversized masterpiece of museum quality

Estimate
100.000 - 150.000 €

Realised
158.600 €

Ferdinand Barbedienne, Fondeur, circa 1870


Ferdinand Barbedienne, Fondeur, circa 1870 A Napoleon III ormolu and marble pendule à circles de tournant "The Three Graces"

Estimate
4.000 - 6.000 €

Realised
10.950 €

Jaques Panier à Paris, circa 1780


Jaques Panier à Paris, circa 1780 An extremely rare and important Louis XVI bronze pendulum clock: "Grinning Lion"

Estimate
12.000 - 25.000 €

Realised
17.100 €

Charles Klaftenberger, London / attributed to Henri Jacot à Paris, circa 1850


Charles Klaftenberger, London / attributed to Henri Jacot à Paris, circa 1850 A very fine, important and rare quarter hour repeating carriage clock with "Grande Sonnerie", full calendar and alarm

Estimate
10.000 - 15.000 €

Realised
18.300 €

Paris, circa 1815


Paris, circa 1815 A rare Parisian pendulum clock with putti blowing soap bubbles: "While we play time evaporates like a soap bubble"

Estimate
22.000 - 30.000 €

Realised
24.400 €

J. Le Roy à Paris, circa 1745


J. Le Roy à Paris, circa 1745 An important large rococo pendule "The Rape of Europe", attributed to Jean-Joseph de Saint-Germain

Estimate
25.000 - 30.000 €

Realised
31.750 €

Marguerite à Paris, circa 1690


Marguerite à Paris, circa 1690 A rare Louis XIV pendule in a case type, framed by André Charles Boulle "Tête de poupeé"

Estimate
18.000 - 22.000 €

Realised
36.600 €

Lepaute à Paris, circa 1785


Lepaute à Paris, circa 1785 An important table regulator with equation of time and remontoir of museum quality

Estimate
100.000 - 150.000 €

Realised
120.000 €