A Louis XV ormolu-mounted green-stained horn striking musical bracket clock.
The case and the bracket stamped Saint-Germain.
The movement signed Terrot and Thuillier
à Genève on the backplate.
The dial with twenty four enamel roman hour chapters and arabic five minute chapters.
The musique with eight melodies attributed
to Robert à La Chaux-de-Fonds.
The waisted case and bracket decorated overall with ormolu C-scrolls and foliate mounts.
The top surmounted by a figure
of a Cupid holding an arrow in one's hand
and seating on a seahorse.
The hinged and glazed door decorated
with a representation of a La Fontaine's fable, Le Corbeau et le Renard, cast in relief.
Height 58 in.
Width 20 in.
Depth 10 in.
3 800 €