18th Century French Antique Regence Period Clock - For Sale
18th Century French Antique Regence Period Clock
This is a Magnificent Clock from the end of the Regence Period made by Jean Baptist Raymond Lenoir in Paris during the first half of the 18th century. The Regence period started after the death of Louis XIV at the beginning of the 1715 up to 1723. Louis XV being too young, a Regent named Philippe D’Orleans ruled the country. This stunning brown tortoiseshell veneered bracket clock is typical from this time period with a sumptuous and intricate embellishment of cast bronze ormolus and brass inlaid following Boule’s Design. This clock is signed by Raymond-Jean-Baptiste LENOIR named “the Oldest” being the older brother (nickname Raimond) born on March 7th 1702 in Rennes, and deceased on April 3rd 1780. This piece is good working order but a clockmaker might be necessary to level the mechanism after transportation. Everything is in original condition. Do not hesitate to request additional pictures of this wonderful piece. Circa date 1723. Dimensions 47”(height)/ 16”(wide)/ 7 ½”(depth).