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A Fine Louis XV Style Boulle and Tortoiseshell Inlaid Mantel Clock

FRANCE, Circa 1850

REF No. B71082

Stamped to the movement with the initial ‘F’.

dimensions

Height :33 cm | 13 in
Width :58 cm | 34⁷/₈ in
Depth :20 cm | 19⁷/₈ in

description

A Fine Louis XV Style Boulle, Gilt-Bronze and Tortoiseshell Inlaid Mantel Clock.

This fine tortoiseshell inlaid clock has a circular dial with porcelain Roman numerals. The clock face is set within a drum head case flanked by scrolling volutes above a cavetto moulded breakfront plinth. The clock is finely inlaid all over with ‘boulle’ brass and tortoiseshell arabesque framed by gilt-bronze guilloche and beaded borders and raised on fronded acanthus cast feet.

A Fine Louis XV Style Boulle and Tortoiseshell Inlaid Mantel Clock







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