Important Louis XVI period clock in gilt bronze and red griotte marble. "Dial signed Thuillier in Paris (slight chip to a hole) and very slight chips on the rim. One notices above the lack of a second bird: a leg remains frozen in the decoration: see detail picture.
THUILLIER Pierre-Nicolas (b. Paris 7 October 1744), watchmaker, married in Paris 21 on March 1776 to Marguerite Gomet, son of Pierre master watchmaker and Marie-Anne Margalet. Rue de l'Arbre Sec n°7 (1799) As his father used bronzes of Nicolas Baradelle master founder, chiseller, gilder, engraver and engineer of the King for the instruments of mathematics. and François VION master founder-chiseller-gilder.
Ref : M. Leclercq. Paris. E.C.R. Tardy 1972.
Ht: 46 cm. Lg: 54 cm. No key.