A large late 19th century gilt metal, tortoiseshell and cut brass inlaid 'boulle' bracket clockin the Louis XV style

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A large late 19th century gilt metal, tortoiseshell and cut brass inlaid 'boulle' bracket clock
in the Louis XV style

Sold for £ 4,200 (US$ 5,761) inc. premium
A large late 19th century gilt metal, tortoiseshell and cut brass inlaid 'boulle' bracket clock
in the Louis XV style
the arched case surmounted by a domed top and a gilt metal figure of Chronos, the sides with Classical terms, the base mounted with a figure of Minerva, on acanthus scrolled feet, the circular brass dial with enamelled Roman numerals, with a sunburst pendulum centred by a female mask, with twin barrel movement striking on a gong, 108cm high (42.5")

Saleroom notices

  • This clock is late 19th or possibly early 20th century. This clock is not tortoiseshell veneered it is veneered with faux tortoiseshell.
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