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LEROY ET FILS (founded c.1789) Full Bio

A Louis XVI Style Gilt-Bronze Champlevé Enamel Mantel Clock

LEROY ET FILS (founded c.1789) Full Bio

A Louis XVI Style Gilt-Bronze Champlevé Enamel Mantel Clock

REF No. B71041

France, Circa 1870

H   51 cm | 20 in
W   27 cm | 10 in
D   22 cm | 8 in

Stamped to the movement ‘LEROY & FILS A PARIS, 823’.

The firm of Leroy et fils was founded by Bazile Charles Leroy in 1789. He was a clockmaker to the Emperor Napoleon, The Duke of Orleans, The Duke of Bourbon and Princess Pauline. In 1823, he filed a patent for self-winding atmospheric clock operated by a weather vane and in 1840 a patent for wind clocks. When Charles Louis died in 1865 his son Louis Leroy took over the running of the business.

Artist Biography

The firm of Leroy et fils was founded by Bazile Charles Leroy in 1789. He was a clockmaker to the Emperor Napoleon, The Duke of Orleans, The Duke of Bourbon and Princess Pauline. In 1823, he filed a patent for self-winding atmospheric clock operated by a weather vane and in 1840 a patent for wind clocks. When Charles Louis died in 1865 his son Louis Leroy took over the running of the business.

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