VINCENTI ET CIE


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VINCENTI ET CIE

A Louis XVI Style Gilt-Bronze Lyre Clock

FRANCE, Circa 1880

REF No. B73760

dimensions

Height :57 cm | 34¹/₂ in
Width :30 cm | 23³/₄ in
Depth :13 cm | 5¹/₈ in

description

Description A Louis XVI Style Gilt-Bronze Lyre Clock.

The dial signed 'Lepaute Hger De La Marine Paris'.
The twin train movement by Vincenti striking on a bell, stamped 'MEDAILLE D'ARGENT VINCENTI & CIE' and inscribed 'GL' '1954'.

The lyre form case with white enamelled dial and Arabic numerals surmounted by a gilt-bronze Apollo in sunburst mask supporting a bi-metallic compensated pendulum with paste set swinging bezel, framed by cherub term figures playing trumpets, raised on an oval stepped enamelled base with gilt-bronze garlands and beaded mounts.

maker

Vincenti was a much respected clock maker, a Corsican who set up in 1823 in Montbeliard using machinery of his own design. Following his death in 1834 his business was carried on by Roux et Cie throughout the 19th century as Vincenti et Cie who were awarded the Medaille d'Argent in 1855.

literature

P. Kjellberg, 'Encyclopedie de la Pendule Francaise du Moyen Age au XXe Siecle', p.230

Vincenti et Cie.

A Louis XVI Style Gilt-Bronze Lyre Clock







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