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Lot 74: A French ormolu mantel clock

Est: $1,920 USD - $2,880 USD
Christie'sMay 01, 2003London, United Kingdom

Item Overview

Description

By Alfred Beurdeley Fils, in the Louis XVI style, circa 1880 The circular white enamel Roman and Arabic dial signed A. Beurdeley Fils, A PARIS, the twin train movement with bell strike 14in. (35.5cm.) high NOTES Born in 1847, Alfred Beurdeley (d. 1919), took over his father's business in 1875. The shop was located at the Pavillon de Hanovre, while Beurdeley's workshops were at 20 & 24 Rue Dautancourt, Paris. The firm specialised in producing the most luxurious articles to the highest quality and was pre-eminent among the Parisian ebenistes and bronziers, especially for the refinement of its ormolu. Beurdeley exhibited at the International Exhibitions, such as Paris in 1878 and Amsterdam in 1883, and was awarded the Gold Medal at the Paris Exposition Universelle of 1889. SALESROOM NOTICE Please note that this lot has been withdrawn.

Auction Details

THE KAI WUNSCHE COLLECTION, DIE WEISSE VILLA, HAMBURG

by
Christie's
May 01, 2003, 12:00 AM EST

85 Old Brompton Road, London, LDN, SW7 3LD, UK