French Bracket Clock by Berthoud of Paris in the manner of Andre-Charles Boulle
French Bracket Clock by Berthoud of Paris in the manner of Andre-Charles Boulle
French Bracket Clock by Berthoud of Paris in the manner of Andre-Charles Boulle
French Bracket Clock by Berthoud of Paris in the manner of Andre-Charles Boulle

In the manner of ANDRE-CHARLES BOULLE (1642-1742)

French Bracket Clock by Berthoud of Paris in the manner of Andre-Charles Boulle

c. 1870 France

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A French Second Empire Bracket Clock by Berthoud of Paris
In the manner of Andre-Charles Boulle

Constructed in tortoiseshell and brass in premiere-partie Boulle work, the decoration drawing inspiration from Jean Berain, and adorned with bronze mounts;

Upon a bracket of inverted shaped bombé triangulated form, terminating in a berried finial, and dressed with a central cartouche of a stylised Louis XIV and flanked by grotesque masks, sits the clock, having an eight day movement striking on a bell; the serpentine form case, rising from bronze toupie feet having a kettle form base, dressed with caryatids, flambeau finials and surmounted by a bronze winged figure holding a trumpet, and proclaiming the hours; the foliate engraved brass face having the hours delineated by Roman numerals on enamel shields, and bearing the maker's name 'Berthoud a Paris'
France, Circa 1870
Excellent, in working condition
Brian Loomes 'Watchmakers & Clockmakers of the World; published 2006 by NAG Press, lists several Berthouds working in 19th Century Paris, to whom this clock's authorship might be ascribed.
Dimensions
Height 125.00 cm (49.21 inches)
Stock Code
8300
Medium
tortoiseshell and brass, pewter, gilt bronze
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