18TH CENTURY LOUIS XV BOULLE BRACKET CLOCK. 1739

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  • 18TH CENTURY LOUIS XV BOULLE BRACKET CLOCK.
  • 18TH CENTURY LOUIS XV BOULLE BRACKET CLOCK.
  • 18TH CENTURY LOUIS XV BOULLE BRACKET CLOCK.

Description

AN 18TH CENTURY LOUIS XV PETITE ORMOLU MOUNTED BOULLE MARQUETRY BRACKET CLOCK. BY SAINT MARTIN A PARIS CIRCA. 1715-1739. Antoine Saint MARTIN: was received as Maître Horologer (Master clockmaker) in 1739 The waisted case of VIOLIN form, with tortoise shell and fine foliate brass inlay, surmounted by a figure of putto holding a flag, embellishments with bronze foliate ormolu and C-scrolled mounts to the sides, door and bracket, on vitruvian scrolled foliate feet. The circular ormolu dial, with individual white enamel Roman cartouche chapters, original cut steel hands, signed ' SAINT MARTIN A PARIS' on an enamel plaque below, the movement with rectangular plates joined by vase shaped back-pinned pillars, with twin barrel and verge escapement with silk suspension, with calibrated count wheels and strike on bell above, the back plate signed 'SAINT MARTIN A PARIS' with door key, winding key. Height: 88cm, Width: 40 cm.

Price: $18,000.00

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