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FS39: Two Day Fine Art Sale

Samuel Marti, Paris, A Brass and Enamelled Oval Four Glass Clock

Auction Lot FS39/732

Samuel Marti, Paris, a brass and enamelled oval four glass clock the eight-day duration movement striking the hours and half-hours on a gong and having a 'Brocot' regulation to the suspension, the backplate stamped with the trademark of the maker showing a Paris Exposition award, S Marti et Cie, Medaille d'Argent, 1889, and numbered 2259, the round white enamel dial having black Arabic hour numerals with coloured swags set between and decorative blued steel hands, the bezel set with cut paste brilliants, the gilded pendulum bob with matching brilliants, the oval brass four-glass case having bands of coloured champlevé enamel set to the base and top with grooved corners, height 29cm * Biography Samuel Marti was one of the most prolific French makers of the 1800s and was known to be working circa 1860 at Le Pays de Montbeliard, Paris making roulant blancs. Along with Japy Freres and Roux they set up a business in 1863 to market their movements to such firms as L'Epee. Their Paris address was Rue Vieille-du-Temple from 1870.

Samuel Marti, Paris, A Brass and Enamelled Oval Four Glass Clock (FS39/732) offered in our Two Day Fine Art Sale starting on 10th July 2018 at our salerooms in Exeter, Devon.

Lot Description

Samuel Marti, Paris, a brass and enamelled oval four glass clock the eight-day duration movement striking the hours and half-hours on a gong and having a 'Brocot' regulation to the suspension, the backplate stamped with the trademark of the maker showing a Paris Exposition award, S Marti et Cie, Medaille d'Argent, 1889, and numbered 2259, the round white enamel dial having black Arabic hour numerals with coloured swags set between and decorative blued steel hands, the bezel set with cut paste brilliants, the gilded pendulum bob with matching brilliants, the oval brass four-glass case having bands of coloured champlevé enamel set to the base and top with grooved corners, height 29cm * Biography Samuel Marti was one of the most prolific French makers of the 1800s and was known to be working circa 1860 at Le Pays de Montbeliard, Paris making roulant blancs. Along with Japy Freres and Roux they set up a business in 1863 to market their movements to such firms as L'Epee. Their Paris address was Rue Vieille-du-Temple from 1870.

Price Realised

£420

Department

Works of Art & Clocks

Fine Art Category

Mantel Clocks

Sale Information

FS39: Two Day Fine Art Sale
Tuesday, 10th July 2018
Okehampton Street, Exeter

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