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"Cartel Movement Signed Gilles Martinot"
Superb and rare cartel movement Louis XIV signed Gilles Martinot in Paris, with the distinction of having a balance height adjustment, with analog dial (extremely rare) in the upper part. The Martinots (Gilles I and Gilles II) were with Hanet and Thuret the first three French watchmakers to make pendulum pendulums from 1660. They were in contact with Huygens, they made several inventions in the field of the application of spring to watches and the application of Huygens' pendulum. This movement is Gilles II Martinot (born in 1658 in Rouen, died February 6, 1726 in Paris), he had for client the Grand Dauphin, the Duke of Montfort etc ... He used cases of André-Charles Boulle, one of his pendulum appears in the posthumous inventory of Louis XIV. Period late 17th early 18th
Price : 3000 €
Artist : Martinot
Period:17th century
Style:Louis 14th, Regency
Condition : Parfait état

Material : Bronze
Width : 22 cm
Diameter : 21 cm
Height : 22 cm
Depth : 7 cm

Reference : 404916
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