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    A Louis XV-Style Gilt Bronze Mounted Rosewood, Kingwood, and Marquetry Grandfather Clock signed Samson Le Roy, 18th-19th century
    Marks to clock face: SAMSON, LE ROY
    91 h x 28 w x 12 d inches (231.1 x 71.1 x 30.5 cm)


    This clock having bombe-form case of rosewood with kingwood banding and fruit and satinwood floral marquetry throughout case interspersed with scrolled gilt bronze mounts, porcelain clock face comprised of twenty-five pieces with Roman numeral hours and radial Arabic minute markings in cobalt blue set in gilt scrolled ground, weight-driven movement with hourly bell strike and pendulum, lower case with windowed pendulum showcase framed in gilt scrollwork, raised on rectangular base with gilt trim.

    Condition Report*: Some patch repairs to veneer, some chipping and scattered restorations to veneer, light rubbing to gilding, clock mechansim does not appear to work, age-related warping to some wood, refinishing, light age-related cracking to wood; lot includes counterweights, pendulum, and keys. Heritage does not guarantee the working order or completeness of clock mechanisms.
    *Heritage Auctions strives to provide as much information as possible but encourages in-person inspection by bidders. Statements regarding the condition of objects are only for general guidance and should not be relied upon as complete statements of fact, and do not constitute a representation, warranty or assumption of liability by Heritage. Some condition issues may not be noted in the condition report but are apparent in the provided photos which are considered part of the condition report. Please note that we do not de-frame lots estimated at $1,000 or less and may not be able to provide additional details for lots valued under $500. Heritage does not guarantee the condition of frames and shall not be liable for any damage/scratches to frames, glass/acrylic coverings, original boxes, display accessories, or art that has slipped in frames. All lots are sold "AS IS" under the Terms & Conditions of Auction.

    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    September, 2016
    17th-18th Saturday-Sunday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 2
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