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Late 17th Century French Brass Lantern Wall Clock by Francois le Baigue of Paris



A fine late 17th century Parisian brass lantern clock on two trains with its original alarm disc and hour strike on a bell. François le Baigue was a well-regarded Parisian maker who looked after the ‘Horloge du Palais’ from 1715 – 1732. A watch by him is illustrated on page 353 of Tardy’s “Dictionnaire des Horlogers Français”.


  • Creator
    Francois Le Baigue (Clockmaker)
  • Dimensions
    Height: 15 in. (38.1 cm)Width: 6.25 in. (15.88 cm)Depth: 7.5 in. (19.05 cm)
  • Style
    Louis XIV (Of the Period)
  • Materials and Techniques
  • Place of Origin
  • Period
  • Date of Manufacture
  • Condition
    Repaired: Only the necessary professional cleaning and maintenance of the working mechanism to ensure its good working order and reliability. Essential cleaning of the metal case to preserve its patina and colour. Wear consistent with age and use. Condition of this clock is excellent. Any further details available will be given freely and frankly upon request.
  • Seller Location
    Devon, GB
  • Reference Number
    1stDibs: LU969711830253

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  • Shipping
    Rates vary by destination and complexity. We recommend this shipping type based on item size, type and fragility.
    Estimated Customs Duties & Taxes to the Continental US: $0.
    Ships From: Devon, United Kingdom
  • Return Policy

    A return for this item may be initiated within 14 days of delivery.

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