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**A LOUIS XV ORMOLU-MOUNTED TORTOISESHELL BOULLE MARQUETRY BRACKET CLOCK

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**A LOUIS XV ORMOLU-MOUNTED TORTOISESHELL BOULLE MARQUETRY BRACKET CLOCK
The circular enamelled dial with Roman chapters, signed Gosselin À Paris on the backplate, the twin barrel movement with verge escapement and calibrated countwheel strike on bell, within a case applied with rocaille, dolphin and shell-cast mounts on a shaped bracket ending in a scroll-cast pendant, regilt, restorations, partially remounted
48¾in. (124cm.) high, 17in. (43cm.) wide, 8¼in. (21cm.) deep

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Jean-Baptiste Gosselin is recorded working in Paris from 1744-48. He left Paris in 1753 for Bordeaux.
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