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A Fine Quality French Boulle Mantel Clock, Circa 1880

  • Maker: Vincenti Paris
  • Date: 1880
  • Height: 41cm Width: 21cm Depth: 18cm
  • Price: 2,200

 

Overview

A fine example of a late 19th century French deep red tortoise shell and cut brass inlaid Boulle mantel clock in the Louis XV style.

Case

The beautiful quality case of waisted design decorated with fine quailty boulle work of deep red shell veneer delicately inlaid with shaped cut brass to the front, sides and interior. Finely cast ormolu mounts to the front and sides, the shaped glazed front with visible starburst pendulum and inlaid boulle work interior.

Dial

The decorated circular gilt dial with enamel roman numeral cartouche tablets, cast brass ormolu bezel and convex glass.

Movement

The fully restored eight day movement with Brocot suspension, rack striking the hour & half hour on a single bell.
Stamped with makers medallion 'Vincenti Paris' and numbered.

Hands

Blued steel hands.

Overall this is a very impressive clock of slighty larger proportions and with the benefit of been decorated on the sides and interior.
The case is in fine original condition with the tortoiseshell and boulle work in perfect order.
The clock has been sympathetically cleaned and the movement fully restored to a high standard by our FBHI restorer.


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Case 1

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Case 2

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Case 3

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Movement

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Dial

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