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Antique Louis XIV Style Boulle Clock with Japy Fréres Movement

Japy Fréres
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 Japy Freres movement, numbered 544, rack striking the hour & half hour on a bell. The whole dressed with gilt bronze mounts. Oval stamp to movement  ‘Japy Fréres et cie Exposition 1855 Grande Med. D’Honeur’.

Height 19 3/4″ (50cm)

Width 9 1/4″ (23.5cm)

Depth 5 1/2″ (14cm)

Circa 1860