Louis XVI French Longcase Clock

Louis XVI French Longcase Clock

£2,900.00Price

A high quality C18th Louis XVI cream and gilt decorated longcase clock of stylish form.

The foliate carved pediment and trailing swags adorn the shapely case with further foliate carving, on a marbleised plinth base. Interior in dark green.

94" high x 25.5" wide x 16.5" deep

 

This clock is testemant to the renowned 18th Century French clock maker, Lepaute.

Jean-André Lepaute (1720-1789) and Jean-Baptiste Lepaute (1727-1801) revolutionised French horlogerie.

The pair were clockmakers to Louis XV and eleven more Lepautes continued to make clocks.

Lepaute became a dynasty, with the last clock-maker of that name dying in 1909.

Famously, Napoleon III's carriage clock by Lepaute was given to Queen Victoria after his death and is now at Frogmore House. 

 

 

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