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FINE ANTIQUES

100YR TORTOISE SHELL BRASS INLAY MANTEL CLOCK

(Item: XC-268)

 BOULLE TORTOISE-SHELL

WITH BRASS INLAY MANTEL CLOCK

(ITEM # C-268)

THIS FABULOUS MANTEL CLOCK WAS MADE FOR CONRAD FELSING
BOFUHRAMACHER BERLIN
 BY SAMUEL MARTI IN FRANCE APPROXIMATELY 100 YEARS AGO.

IT IS A STYLE OF DECORATION COMPRISING A TORTOISE-SHELL BASE WITH BRASS INLAY. NAMED AFTER ANDRE CHARLES BOULLE WHO IMPROVED ON THE RENAISSANCE ARTISTS OF INLAY BRASS INTO SHELL AND WOOD. IT IS NO LONGER POSSIBLE TO USE THIS PROCESS BECAUSE THE SHELL IS FROM AN ENDANGERED SPECIES.

AS YOU CAN SEE THE CASE HAS BEEN RESTORED AND IS IN EXCEPTIONALLY FINE CONDITION.

THE MOVEMENT STRIKES THE HOUR AND HALF HOUR ON A BRASS BELL AND IS OF EIGHT DAYS DURATION. IT HAS JUST BEEN COMPLETELY OVERHAULED.
BOTH THE MOVEMENT AND PENDULUM
ARE NUMBERED  12300
 

THE DIAL IS PORCELAIN AND IN PERFECT CONDITION.

PLEASE NOTE IT IS EXCEEDING DIFFICULT TO FIND A BOULLE CLOCK IN SUCH SUPER CONDITION.

DIMENSIONS:

14 3/4 INCHES HIGH
7 1/4 INCHES WIDE
5 1/2 INCHES DEEP
 

PRICE: $1,950.00



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