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E. Kahn & Cie. Louis XIV-style Ormolu-mounted Amaranth and Tulipwood-veneered Long Case Clock

Auction:
3115B
Lot:
466
Sold for:
$15,990$13,000

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Auction:
European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 3115B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
July 14, 2018 10:00AM

Description:

E. Kahn & Cie. Louis XIV-style Ormolu-mounted Amaranth and Tulipwood-veneered Long Case Clock, France, late 19th/early 20th century, the stand after a model by Jean Henry Riesener, the roman numeral dial marked Jacques Almar, eight-day countwheel strike mechanism marked "E. Kahn France" and surrounded by cavorting putti, ht. 90 1/4, wd. 20, dp. 12 1/4 in.
Estimate $10,000-15,000

Winding and case keys, dial replaced, mechanism altered, section of metal side molding missing.


The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Condition requests can be obtained via email (lot inquiry button) or by telephone to the appropriate gallery location (Boston/617.350.5400 or Marlborough/508.970.3000). Any condition statement given, as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Skinner Inc. shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.

Keywords

Jean Henry Riesener, Jacques Almar, France, Amaranth, Clock, Grandfather clock, Jean Henri Riesener, Kahn, Learning, Ormolu, Striking clock, Time, Visual arts

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