Antique Clock French Rococo Boulle Table Clock - For Sale
Antique Clock French Rococo Boulle Table Clock
A beautiful, quality boudoir clock of Boulle work in the Rococo style.
Ornate Brass is delicately inlaid into the red shell veneer and the case is mounted with finely modelled ormolu.
Mounts are typical of the style with stylized acanthus leaves, 'c' scrolls, shells and an elaborate asymmetric urn to the top.
- The red veneer has mellowed to a lovely antique color with plenty of character.
-The front of the clock is glazed to allow the pendulum to be seen swinging within the case.
-It is the original ormolu sunburst pendulum featuring the sun god Mithras.
-The white enameled dial with roman numerals and minute Arabic numerals, protected by glass door window
The French movement is of high and running condition it runs for 8 days and strikes the hours and halves on a sonorous coiled gong. Condition of the case is excellent with clean and bright finish.
Boulle work is very good, there are three areas of minor losses to the red veneer or brass, the left and right shoulder.