An unusual Continental Boulle marquetry bracket clock with pull quarter repeat and alarm
Signed Jean Pull Horlogeur du Cabinet de S. A. E. E. de Treves / Coblence au Dahl Ehrnbreitstein
second quarter 18th century
The waisted bell top case inlaid with floral sprays and surmounted by gilt scrolls, raised on gilt scroll feet, conforming gilt door enhanced with floral scrolls enclosing chased gilt dial with enamel cartouche roman chapters and arabic minute numerals, pierced gilt hands, the two train movement with going barrels, between square plates, verge escapement with thread suspended pendulum, striking the hour and half hour on large bell mounted above the case by means of a crossed out numbered count wheel, pull quarter repeat planted on the back plate, striking on hour bell and two smaller bells, separately wound alarm train planted on front plate.
height 31in (78cm)
- Please note this lot contains Tortoiseshell.