Antique Napoleon III Boulle Tortoiseshell & Ormolu Mounted Clock

April 8, 2021 Posted in:
Antique Napoleon III Boulle Tortoiseshell & Ormolu Mounted Clock

A Napoleon III ormolu mounted cut brass and tortoiseshell boulle bracket clock in the Louis XIV style. The shaped pediment mounted with finials, above an arched glazed door enclosing a gilt face with enamel tablets and blue Roman numerals. The case inlaid with fine cut brass and mounted with ormolu. The eight day movement with count wheel striking the hour & half hour on a bell. Mounts regilded.

Height 18 1/4” (46.5cm)

Width 10” (25.5cm)

Depth 5” (12.5cm)

Circa 1870

French