A FRENCH ORMOLU-MOUNTED CUT-BRASS INLAID TORTOISESHELL 'BOULLE' STYLE MANTEL CLOCK
Prospective purchasers are advised that several co… Read more THE PROPERTY OF A LADY
A FRENCH ORMOLU-MOUNTED CUT-BRASS INLAID TORTOISESHELL 'BOULLE' STYLE MANTEL CLOCK

EARLY 18TH CENTURY

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A FRENCH ORMOLU-MOUNTED CUT-BRASS INLAID TORTOISESHELL 'BOULLE' STYLE MANTEL CLOCK
EARLY 18TH CENTURY
CASE: of waisted form, the pediment surmounted by an angel pointing to heaven, the lower section applied with a putto amidst scrolling foliage, on squat cabriole legs and sabot, all upon a bombé base with foliate scroll mounts DIAL: the restored white enamel dial signed 'DES.MARET A.LAON' MOVEMENT: the four pillar twin barrel movement with verge escapement, silk suspension and outside countwheel strike on bell; pendulum; case key; winding key
49¼ in. (125 cm.) high
Special notice

Prospective purchasers are advised that several countries prohibit the importation of property containing materials from endangered species, including but not limited to coral, ivory and tortoiseshell. Accordingly, prospective purchasers should familiarize themselves with relevant customs regulations prior to bidding if they intend to import this lot into another country.
This lot will be removed to an off-site warehouse at the close of business on the day of sale - 2 weeks free storage
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Please note that this lot is from a Property of a Lady

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