• A French ormolu-mounted tortoiseshell and pewter-inlaid mantel clockIn the Regence style, in the... Image

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A French ormolu-mounted tortoiseshell and pewter-inlaid mantel clockIn the Regence style, in the...

A French ormolu-mounted tortoiseshell and pewter-inlaid mantel clock

In the Regence style, in the manner of André-Charles Boulle, late 19th century

The case of tête de poupée form, with a square-shaped domed pediment with three finials and pierced brass silk-backed panels, above the waisted body, with 4in. circular dial, silvered chapter ring and pierced blued steel hands, the drum-shaped movement with strike on a bell, (1 pendulum)

31cm high

Thomas Tompion imported a case of this design, at the height of fashion at that point, known as the Boulle Tompion, for a clock for Queen Mary in 1693.

 

Condition Report
(1 pendulum)