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Bronze mantel clock - France, Paris 19th century, signed CONSTANTINE LOUISE DETOUCHE (1810-1899)

Gilt bronze case surmounted by a lady in Renaissance dress. Circular dial with Roman numerals signed "C. Detouche Bte. - 160 RUE ST MARTIN," movement with wire suspension, pendulum regulator, and hour and half-hour chime on bell.
Constantine Louise Detouche (1810-1899) was appointed watchmaker of the city of Paris by Emperor Napoleon III; He was an extraordinarily gifted and prolific clockmaker, and designed and produced numerous complicated clocks. His shop and workshop were set up in the Rue Saint-Martin in Paris, and he is recognized as one of the great 19th C. French clockmakers.
Height x width x depth: 48 x 34 x 11.5 cm.
Item condition grading: **** good.
(Ref. Tardy, Dictionnaire des horlogers français, Paris, 1972 ; Derek Roberts, Continental and American Skeleton Clocks, Schiffer, 1989).
€ 4.000,00 / 6.000,00
Estimate
€ 1.500,00
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