A FRENCH ORMOLU-MOUNTED CUT-BRASS-INLAID RED TORTOISESHELL AND EBONY 'BOULLE' MARQUETRY BRACKET CLOCK
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A FRENCH ORMOLU-MOUNTED CUT-BRASS-INLAID RED TORTOISESHELL AND EBONY 'BOULLE' MARQUETRY BRACKET CLOCK

BY ADMYRAULD, SECOND HALF 18TH CENTURY

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A FRENCH ORMOLU-MOUNTED CUT-BRASS-INLAID RED TORTOISESHELL AND EBONY 'BOULLE' MARQUETRY BRACKET CLOCK
BY ADMYRAULD, SECOND HALF 18TH CENTURY
Inlaid overall with foliate scrolls and strapwork in première partie, the arched case surmounted by rocaille foliate scrolls above a relief-cast dial applied with individual white enamel Roman and Arabic chapters, the glazed door cast with a seated male figure to the apron, on scrolled feet, above a bracket centred by a male mask with shaped supports, the twin barrel movement with Brocot escapement countwheel strike to bell signed 'Admyrauld A Paris /913'; with pendulum, winding key, partially remounted
The clock: 35¾ in. (91 cm.) high; 17 in. (43.5 cm.) wide; 6½ in. (16.5 cm.) deep;
The bracket: 16 in. (41 cm.) high; 17¾ in. (45.5 cm.) wide; 8¼ in. (21 cm.) deep (2)
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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.

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