Mantel Clocks

Le Roy et Fils, Regulator

36 x 22 x 17cms

A Superb French , four glass regulator clock , striking the hours and the half hours on a Bell, white enamel dial with Roman numerals and with the center of the dial showing the jewelled 'deadbeat' escapement , bevelled white glass to all sides and a fine gilt pendulum . The 8 day movement is stamped with LeRoy and numbered 7679 . Polished blue steel Breguet hands to the dial . Charles Le Roy was the Master Clockmaker to Napolean & along with his son Charles-Louis were clockmaker’s to the Princess Pauline and the Duke de Bourbon. Examples of their work are in all the major collections as well in the Ministere de la Guerre, Paris. The Maison de Le Roy was founded in 1785 at Palais Royal & continued until the death of Charles at Versailles in 1865.


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