Fine 19th Century Napoleon III Boulle Marquetry Inlaid Bombe Long Case Clock

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The bombe shaped case is intricately inlaid with boulle and brass marquetry work and enriched with finely chiseled gilt bronze mounts. The case is surmounted by a figure of the archangel. The circular gilt bronze dial is inset with porcelain numerals. The trunk having a glazed central aperture revealing a gilt bronze pendulum in the form of a sunburst centering a classical mask. The clock with ebonized accents and base adorned by numerous finely executed gilt bronze mounts featuring classical scrolls and leaf work.
Details
Of the Period
Napoleon III
Place of Origin
France
Date of Manufacture
circa 1870-1880
Period
Late 19th Century
Materials and Techniques
Enameled   Porcelain
Ebonized   Wood
Boulle
Condition
Good. Minor surface losses to inlay consistent with age..
Wear
Wear consistent with age and use. Minor losses.
Dimensions
90.5 in. H x 31 in. W x 14.5 in. D
230 cm H x 79 cm W x 37 cm D
Dealer Location
Ft. Lauderdale, FL
Number of Items
1
Reference Number
LU216537448003
Address
Decorative Arts & Fine Antiques
3263 North Dixie Highway
Ft. Lauderdale FL 33334
US
(954) 634-5873
1stdibs Dealer since 2016 Located in Ft. Lauderdale, FL
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