Fine Louis XV ormolu clock circa 1770, the dial signed D. F. Dubois a Paris

Fine Louis XV ormolu clock circa 1770, the dial signed D. F. Dubois a Paris
Fine Louis XV ormolu clock circa 1770, the dial signed D. F. Dubois a Paris
Fine Louis XV ormolu clock circa 1770, the dial signed D. F. Dubois a Paris

Fine Louis XV ormolu clock circa 1770, the dial signed D. F. Dubois a Paris
Fine 18th Century French Gilt Mantle Clock by Denis-François Dubois, Paris C. 8 Day Bell striking Clock, Roman numerals, minute chapter ring with five minute markers, gilt case with leaf and mask decoration and urn finial surmount, on a noir marble base and with a visible gilt sunburst pendulum. Dubois gilt cases were mostly made by Nicolas Bonnet who was one of the finest Bronziers of the time and whos works are held in the J. Paul Getty Museum and Musée de Louvre along with two examples of Denis-François Dubois Clocks.

Denis-François Dubois became master clockmaker in 1767. By 1772 he was established at rue des Cordeliers and then in 1783 at rue des Fossés-Monsieur-le-Prince. Tardy, Dictionnaire des Horlogers Français, pp.

Dubois died around 1791 and came from a renowned French horological dynasty. His Grandfather was the clockmaker Pierre Dubois while his Father was François Dubois b.

1772 who worked for ten years as a companion to Julien Le Roy (Clockmaker to the King) as well as Pierre II Le Roy, François Béliard and Voisin fils. Denis-François Dubois, married Marie-Madeleine Beaudet and was received as a Parisian maître in September 1767, Specialising as a maker of very fine clocks. The item "Fine Louis XV ormolu clock circa 1770, the dial signed D.

Dubois a Paris" is in sale since Thursday, September 13, 2018. This item is in the category "Antiques\Antique Clocks\Mantel/Carriage Clocks\Pre-1900". The seller is "maryrose7915" and is located in Northants. This item can be shipped to United Kingdom.


Fine Louis XV ormolu clock circa 1770, the dial signed D. F. Dubois a Paris


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