A Fine Napoleon III Boulle Marquetry Inlaid Eight Day Longcase Clock

A Fine Napoleon III Boulle Marquetry Inlaid Eight Day Longcase Clock

c. 1880 France

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A Fine Napoleon III Boulle Marquetry Inlaid Eight Day Longcase Clock.

The bombe shaped case is finely inlaid with boulle marquetry work of cut brass arabesque and enriched with finely chiselled gilt-bronze mounts. The case surmounted by a figure of father time at the apex.

The circular gilt-bronze dial is inset with porcelain numerals. The trunk having a glazed central aperture revealing a gilt-bronze pendulum in the form of a mask of Apollo with radiating sun rays.
Dimensions
Height 243.00 cm (95.67 inches)
Width 83.00 cm (32.68 inches)
Depth 37.00 cm (14.57 inches)
Stock Code
B68251
Medium
Ebonised Wood, Tortoiseshell, Gilt-Bronze
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