Nicolas-Jean Marchand, matre circa 1735.
Jean-Philippe Delorme is recorded as a clockmaker circa 1736-40.
Marchand was established in rue Saint-Nicolas. He mainly produced good quality ormolu-mounted lacquer commodes as well as clock-cases.
The bas-relief celebrates the Season of Spring and the Element of Air, with the festive deity Flora courted by the wind deity Zephyr while flowering a wind-puffed sphere.