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Red Tortoiseshell and Brass Inlaid Boulle Clock

A late 19th century, French, scarlet red tortoiseshell and brass inlaid mantel clock with rococo gilt bronze mounts. The shaped case with straight sides, mounted with pierced metal & material lined panels, surmounted by a flame finial with a glazed front panel and visible starburst pendulum. The circular enamel dial with blue roman numerals and pierced brass hands, with an eight day Japy Freres movement and Brocot suspension, rack striking the hour and half hour on a bell. Mounts regilded. Movement numbered 8145.


Circa 1890