JAEGER-LECOULTRE. AN EXCEPTIONAL LIMITED EDITION WOOD, GLASS AND GILT BAROMETRIC DRIVEN CLOCK WITH 1000 YEAR CALENDAR IN THE ART NOUVEAU STYLE WITH ORIGINAL LEATHER AND BRASS BOUND FITTED TRUNK

Lot №: 64140
Estimate: $20,000 - 30,000
17 December 2013
Sold price
$81 250

Description

Jaeger-LeCoultre. An Exceptional Limited Edition Wood, Glass and Gilt Barometric Driven Clock with 1000 Year Calendar In The Art Nouveau Style with Original Leather and Brass Bound Fitted TrunkSigned Jaeger-LeCoultre, No. 13/25, Atmos Millénaire Marqueterie Auror/ae Model, Case Signed Philippe Monti and Jerome Bouttecon, Manufactured in 1999Cal. 555 gilt-brass lever movement, annular torsion pendulum with locking lever, regulator on top all within glass barometric chamber, white lacquered dial, central time dial with Art Nouveau-stylised blue numerals, outer minute track, blue moon-style hands, fan-form sector at the 12 position for month in French, moon phases and lunar calendar aperture at the 6 position, outer calibrated spiral scale indicating each year until the year 3000, blue and white indicator hand, inlaid marquetry Art Nouveau-style veneer wooden and glass rectangular case, hinged doors with circular Art Nouveau-style marquetry panels each with a semi-nude maiden representing Aurore and Crépescule, front panel with semi-nude maiden representing Spring, based on the paintings by Alphonse Mucha, revealing a hidden drawer with 10 lacquered and gilt-brass screw top cylinders, each with a number plate (XXI-XXX) containing parchment paper to record major events and clock ownership through the millennium, with gilt-brass pen and pallet, gilt-brass plate No. 13/25, stepped base, secret release latch at the back, adjustable leveling feet, dial signed by manufacturer, base branded with the signatures of Philippe Monti & Jerome Boutteon.37 x 31 x 24 cm.