Jean-André REICHE (1752-1817), bronzier et Bret, horloger - Pendule époque Empire

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1000 - 1200 EUR
Jean-André REICHE (1752-1817), bronzier et Bret, horloger - Pendule époque Empire
A l'étude" or "L'astronomie" clock. Bollard clock depicting a young woman dressed in Etruscan style leaning on a bookcase forming the bollard and reading. An armillary sphere adjoins the other side of the bollard, set on a sea-green marble terrace decorated with a frieze of palmettes and standing on four toupie feet. Gilded bronze with ground gold and leaf for the terrace. Dial signed Bret in Paris. One finial needle. Approx. 35 x 30x 10 cm. Missing needle, chip in the dial enamel and gilding to be cleaned and revised. Missing balance wheel. Wire suspension. A similar clock is in the collections of the Duesberg Museum.
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