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A rare and fine antique gilt bronze and patinated 'aux sauvage' mantel clock called "Le Commerce", attributed to Deverberie, c. 1800.

Representing a merchant holding a parrot over a bale surmounted by a box, accompanied by a child in native American attire. The base decorated with a trading scene, resting on four small circular feet. The enamel dial with Roman numerals and gilt directoire hands. The 8 day going movement with silk suspension strikes on a bell.

The case design reflects the vogue for exoticism that prevailed during the eighteenth century and continued into the next century. 

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Price:  band F


F. Kats Antiquarian Horologist

Voorhaven 4
3024 RM Rotterdam
The Netherlands

+31 10 4764475

By appointment.


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