Boulle marquetry clock and base in brown... - Lot 157 - Le Floc'h

Lot 157
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Result : 2 600EUR
Boulle marquetry clock and base in brown... - Lot 157 - Le Floc'h
Boulle marquetry clock and base in brown tortoiseshell and brass fillet forming scrolls, richly decorated with chased and gilded bronzes such as caryatids topped with pot-à-feu, horses forming feet, acanthus, shells, scrolls, masks and figures of Venus and Urania. Circular dial with twelve white enameled plates with blue Roman numerals and nameplate signed "Balthazar Martinot A Paris" (case fitted, missing and lifted, movement modified). Louis XIV period for the movement. Height : 72 cm - Width : 48 - Depth : 26 cm Note : Balthazar II Martinot, son of Balthazar I Martinot, master clockmaker in Rouen. He used cases by André-Charles Boulle and Jean-Michel Ziegler, among others. His clientele included the Grand Dauphin, the King of Siam and the Dukes of Aumont, de La Trémoille and the Prince of Rohan. Expertise by Mr. Cédric HÉNON - 06 95 34 93 78 - cedric.henon@authenticite.fr
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