French Regence style cartel in Boulle marquetry, circa 1870
French Regence style cartel in Boulle marquetry in première partie, with a red tortoise shell background. Architectural shaped case, standing on a base with four flattened balls foliaged feet with chiseled motifs on the middle.
On each side a glass shows the inner part of the clock and is framed with water leaves frieze in gilt and chiseled bronze. Other motif in gilt bronze such as flowers, beaded acanthus leaves, mascarons, pelmets, swags and music trophies adorned the case.
On the front, a chariot of Apollo in gilt bronze pulled by two horses adorned the part below the dial.
Four fire pots enhanced the top of the case. A figure of a winged Renomée topped the cartel.
Round dial with an embossed gilt bronze background with a decor of music trophies, an eagle and foliage scrolls. White enameled cartouches indicating hours in blue Roman numerals. Black clock hands with a decor of foliage. Dial and mechanism protected by a glass door.
Work realized in the 19th century, circa 1870. Good condition. Clock mechanism has to be revised.
Dimensions : H 94 x L 44 x P 17 cm.
Reference : LS39983181
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