Skip to main content
  • Want more images or videos?
    Request additional images or videos from the seller
1 of 9

Large Gilt Bronze Boulle Wall Clock

$16,934.43per set

About

This Boulle wall clock is comprised of two components: the clock body and the bracket upon which the clock body sits. The wooden clock case is violin shaped and, where not decorated with brass inlayed with tortoiseshell, this wood has been ebonised. The edges of the clock case are mounted with gilt bronze friezes and other gilt bronze motifs, such as foliage forms and Classical masks. Most distinctively, the front of the clock case, as well as the interior visible through the open front, is decorated with brass inlayed with tortoiseshell. This inlay has been formed into geometrical and foliate motifs, as well as a Classical figure, the form of which is the centrepiece of the inlay ornamenting the backboard. The top of the case is surmounted by a gilt bronze figure of winged Mercury. The wall-mounted bracket upon which the case sits is similarly decorated, with ebonised wood and gilt bronze mounts predominating. The white enamel clock dial is inscribed with both Roman numeral hour marks and superscript Arabic numeral five-minute markers. The movement is signed ‘Robert et fils a la Chaux des Fonds’. Measures: Clock- Height 104cm, width 49cm, depth 19cm Bracket- Height 45cm, width 57cm, depth 30cm.

Details

Shipping & Returns

  • Shipping
    Rates vary by destination and complexity. We recommend this shipping type based on item size, type and fragility.
    Estimated Customs Duties & Taxes to the Continental US: $0.
    Ships From: London, United Kingdom
  • Return Policy

    A return for this item may be initiated within 14 days of delivery.

1stDibs Buyer Protection Guaranteed
If your item arrives not as described, we’ll work with you and the seller to make it right. Learn more
About the Seller
4.9 / 5
Located in London, United Kingdom
Recognized Seller
These prestigious sellers are industry leaders and represent the highest echelon for item quality and design.
Platinum Seller
These expertly vetted sellers are 1stDibs' most experienced sellers and are rated highest by our customers.
Established in 1975
1stDibs seller since 2012
182 sales on 1stDibs
Typical response time: 1 hour
Associations
The British Antique Dealers' AssociationInternational Confederation of Art and Antique Dealers' Associations
More From This Seller

You May Also Like

Rare Important French Louis XIV Style Gilt-Bronze Mounted Boulle Marquetry Clock
Located in New York, NY
A rare and important French Louis XIV style gilt bronze mounted green boulle marquetry clock, Regulateur De Parquet, with matching original pedestal, circa 1890s. After the Model by ...
Category

Antique Late 19th Century French Louis XIV Grandfather Clocks and Longca...

Materials

Brass, Bronze

Gilt-Bronze Mounted ‘Boulle’ Cartel Clock and Barometer Set, circa 1890
Located in London, GB
An exceptional gilt bronze mounted cut-brass and tortoiseshell-Inlaid ‘Boulle’ Cartel Clock and Barometer Set. French, circa 1890. Each surmounted by a figure of Victory on a ...
Category

Antique Late 19th Century French Wall Clocks

Materials

Bronze, Brass

Gilt Bronze Rococo Cartel or Wall Clock
Located in Woodbury, CT
Well developed scrolls, flowers and leaves. Enameled dial with roman numerals. Pendulum and key. Unsigned. In working order.
Category

Antique Late 19th Century French Rococo Wall Clocks

Materials

Bronze

Antique French Gilt Bronze Cartel Wall Clock
Located in Belper, Derbyshire
A stunning Baroque style antique French Cartel wall clock. It is beautifully modelled in gilded bronze in the shape of a shield. To the sides are bold acanthus scrolls with finely fr...
Category

Antique 19th Century French Baroque Wall Clocks

Materials

Bronze

French Boulle Clock
Located in New York, NY
Important French Boulle and ormolu table clock with all-over brass inlay. Face inset with numbers on enamel plaques. Top surmounted by winged figure with trumpet. Marked: Martinot a ...
Category

Antique 19th Century French Clocks

Louis XIV Tortoiseshell Boulle Bracket Clock
Located in Norwich, GB
An exceptional Louis XIV Boulle bracket clock. Nine inch twelve piece enamel cartouche dial with Roman numerals and original hands signed ‘Jean Minoche a Paris’. Rectangular five ...
Category

Antique 1710s French Louis XIV Mantel Clocks

Materials

Ormolu

French Boulle Clock
Located in Los Angeles, CA
French Boulle clock. Gilt bronze embellishments on the tortoise shell body.     
Category

Antique 19th Century Italian Table Clocks and Desk Clocks

Materials

Brass, Bronze

Elegant and Large Gilt Bronze French Clock
Located in Houston, TX
Large and impressive! Gilt bronze and white marble clock Which consists of a lovely figural statue which sits above A clock that has a white enamel face and Roman numerals. The fi...
Category

Antique Late 19th Century French Table Clocks and Desk Clocks

Materials

Bronze

The 1stDibs Promise

Learn More

Expertly Vetted Sellers

Confidence at Checkout

Price-Match Guarantee

Exceptional Support

Buyer Protection

Insured Global Delivery