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Antique French Napoleon III Gilt Bronze Mounted Boulle Clock in the Louis XIV Style

W Oppenheimer

Japy Freres
A Napoleon III cut brass inlaid red tortoiseshell mantel clock in the Louis XIV style. The red tortoiseshell and cut brass inlaid case surmounted by a seated putti, the sunburst pendulum visible through the glazed door opening to gilt dial with enamel Roman numeral tablets, the inside of the rear door & floor finely inlaid. The eight day movement, numbered 2074, rack striking the hour & half hour on a bell. The whole dressed with re-gilded bronze mounts. Circular ‘Japy Freres 1849’ seal to movement.

Height 19 1/2“ (49.5cm)

Width 10 1/2“ (26.5cm)

Depth 5 1/2″ (14cm)

Circa 1870