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18th Century French Boulle Clock by Martinot of Paris

Ref: LA159758

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Description

An important 18th century French Boulle clock and original wall bracket by Martinot of Paris. Fine quality inlaid tortoishell case with the original gilding to the case mounts. An opening glazed front door with well cast cherubs/putti. An inlaid flooring and back door. A cast dial with individual blue and white enamel numeral cartouches and blued steel hands. An 8-day duration mechanism with outside striking countwheel and tapered mechanism pillars. Hour and half hour bell striking with anchor escapement. Long glass side apertures to view the mechanism and case interior. This example dates to circa 1730 and is likely to be made by Jerome or Claude Martinot.

The Martinot dynasty of clockmakers were regarded as one of the finest. They were clockmakers to the King and Balthazar Martinot is noted as one of the finest clockmakers in Europe in his time. The cases were usually made by Jean-Michel Ziegler and Andre Charles Boulle. The families works are well illustrated in 'Horologers Francais, La Pendule Francaise and in Hughes 'Clocks and Barometers in the Wallace Collection' book. Examples are in the World's finest collections including the Musee Du Louvre, Cluny, Arts Decoratifs, Pau, Chateau de Champs, The V&A in London & London Museum of Art.

From Kembery Antique Clocks Ltd. you can expect a genuine antique wall clock that is in full working order and sold with 12 months guarantee.


Measurements

Height : 112 cm

Width : 47 cm

Depth : 23 cm

Declaration

Kembery Antique Clocks Ltd has clarified that the 18th Century French Boulle Clock by ` (LA159758) is genuinely of the period declared with the date/period of manufacture being 1730.

Condition

Serviced and guaranteed for 12 months.

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