Boulle Clock, large, Black

Origin: French
Movement: n/a
Serial: n/a
Style: n/a
Age: Early 1800s
Status: SOLD

SKU: MC464 Categories: , , ,

Description

Ogee Case with Cherub finial. Boulle: form of marquetry combining metal, usually brass with tortoise shell. Named after Andre-Charles Boulle, the French Clock Maker (1642-1732). Andre Charles Boulle was employed for many years at Versailles where the mirrored walls, the floors of wood mosaic, the inlaid paneling and the marquetry furniture in the Cabinet du Dauphin were regarded as his most remarkeble work.

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