Friday, October 26, 2007

RARE DIRECTOIRE ORMOLU 'PENDULE D'ENFILADE' SIGNED KLESSER A TROYES

RARE DIRECTOIRE ORMOLU 'PENDULE D'ENFILADE'
SIGNED KLESSER A TROYES
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MEASUREMENTS
measurementsheight 59 1/2 in.; width 23 in.
alternate measurements150.5 cm; 58 cm

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DESCRIPTION
with ormolu and blued steel compensation pendulum, with dials at the front and back, one with hours and minutes inscribed Klesser a Troyes, the other side with date and month rings and seconds hand.

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PROVENANCE: Private collection SDK, Sold. Hammer Price with Buyer's Premium: 169,000 USD/LOT 699

(Formerly in the Inventory of Frederick P. Victoria & Son, sold, Christie's, New York, May 27, 1999, lot 103 )