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Antique French Boulle Mantel Clock Louis XV Style

A late 19th century, French, scarlet tortoise shell and cut brass inlaid ‘Boulle’ mantel clock in the Louis XV style. The case of waisted form mounted with ormolu, the shaped glazed front with visible starburst pendulum and inlaid interior. The eight day movement with Brocot suspension rack striking the hour & half hour on a bell. The circular gilt dial with enamel roman numeral tablets. Movement numbered 2081.

Height 16″ (41cm)

Width 8 1/2″ ( 21.5cm)

Depth 5″ (13cm)


Circa 1880