An impressive French 18th century style red tortoiseshell and boulle bracket clock
Lot 821
An impressive French 18th century style red tortoiseshell and boulle bracket clock
Sold for £2,040 (US$ 3,333) inc. premium

Lot Details
An impressive French 18th century style red tortoiseshell and boulle bracket clock
The 8 1/2 inch round gilt brass dial with embossed decoration, white cartouche Roman numerals and pierced hands, the triple drive train movement striking an array of gongs and stamped, '79351-020 Lauris, 31cm' with medusa grotesque mask pendulum, contained within a case of rectangular form mounted by an angel with trumpet and flaming urn finals above a glazed door with gilt metal chariot with figures, flanked by pilaster with male bust gilt mounts, raised on bracket feet in the form of sphinx and acanthus, raised on a shaped bracket with gilt metal brackets, wide 55cm, deep 20cm, high 88cm

Saleroom notices

  • Please note that this clock is faux tortoise shell
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