A mantel clock by Bailly

Pendule ancienne

An Empire gilt bronze mantel clock,
the dial signed Bailly Hr. de leurs MM. II. & RR.,
the counter-enamel signed by the enameller Dubuisson N°289
 circa 1810

Bailly, Clock-maker to the Imperial and Royal French courts


Height: 43 cm. (17 in.)     Width: 27.2 cm. (10 ¾ in.)     Depth: 23.2 cm. (9 ¼ in.)



Christie’s New York, 1 November 1989, lot 46

Galerie Aveline, Paris


Comparative Literature

identical clock signed Bailly, horAn loger was ordered on 11 January 1813 and delivered on 1 July for the Emperor’s private cabinet particulier at the Grand Trianon (see D. Ledoux-Lebard, Le Grand Trianon, Meubles et objets d’art, tom. I, Paris, 1975, p. 150).