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Antique French Red Tortoiseshell & Brass Inlaid Boulle Clock

 A Napoleon III, French, red tortoiseshell and cut brass inlaid Boulle clock, with gilt metal mounts. The clock case of waisted form in the Louis XV style, decorated to the front and sides with boulle marquetry and mounted with scrolling acanthus gilt bronze. The Japy Freres & Cie movement with circular white enamel dial and roman numerals, with eight day brocot escapement striking the hour & half hour on a gong, with sunburst bob. Numbered 5714. The Japy Seal struck with ‘GDE Med D’Honneur’, which they won at both the ”Expo Universelle Paris’ in 1855 and 1867.

Height 12″

Width 6 1/2″

Depth 4″


Circa 1865