Lot 581: 19th C. French Boulle Figural Clock
November 26, 2016
Pasadena, CA, USALive Auction
Description: Clock WITH BOULLE-MARKETERIE France, 2nd half of the 19th century. Wood, veneered in boulle-technique, brass on a red plate, partly ebonized, gilded bronze. H. 42 cm. On the clockwork with the manufacturing mark 'Japy Frres & Ci Med. D' Honneur 'and number' 5002 '. On four rocaille flasks, glazed, curved body with surrounding, floral ornamentation. Embroidered on the sides with figural appliqués, with a figure of a sitting putto, holding an hourglass. Weie enamel fields with blue roman numerals and arabic minute index. Part. M., Key and pendulum available, clockwork not tested.
Condition Report: very good