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Gaston Jolly Fils

Information about French clockmakers Gaston Jolly Fils

Gaston Jolly Fils were founded by Francois-Pierre Gaston who married in 1784, becoming Gaston Jolly prior to 1806 when first recorded at Rue de Pavé-Saint-Sauveur in Paris before moving to Boulevard Poissonière in circa 1815 and still being there in 1850.

By 1870, their address is recorded as Rue de la Chapelle.

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Lot FS28/737

Lot FS28/737: Gaston Jolly Fils À Paris, A Brass Portico Clock

Gaston Jolly Fils à Paris, a brass portico clock the eight-day duration movement striking the hours and half-hours on a bell with an outside countwheel, with the nine-rod brass pendulum, the round white enamel dial having black Roman numerals, blued steel moon hands and signed Gaston Jolly Fils à Paris, the gilded case having four columns adorned with a helter-skelter of mythical figures in the manner of Trajans' column, with further decorative mouldings to the base and standing on matching bun feet, height 45cm.

Estimate: £300 - £500
Realised: £700