Achille Brocot and Delettrez
A late 19th century green tortoiseshell and engraved brass inlaid clock in the Louis XV style. Of small waisted form, the case finely inlaid to all four sides and with original gilt bronze mounts. The eight day movement stamped ABD for Achille Brocot and Delettrez, rack striking the hour and half hour on a bell with Brocot suspension. The gilt dial with enamel cartouche roman numerals. Movement and case numbered 22176.
Jean-Baptiste Delettrez (1816-1887) went into business with A Brocot at 62 Rue Charlot in Paris in 1851. They exhibited together at the 1857 Universal Exhibition.
Height 11 3/4″
Width 6 1/2″