Lot 1031 ♣ - A202 Decorative Arts - Thursday, 22. September 2022, 10.00 AM
BOULLE CLOCK ON PLINTH
Louis XIV/Régence, ca. 1710/20.
Wooden case applied with tortoiseshell on a brown ground, inlaid with engraved brass designed as tendrils. Applied, finely gilt bronze decoration in the form of scrolled leaves, acanthus leaf, espagnolettes, etc. The top features an Angel of Victory, the door bronzes designed as Apollo with a lyre, flanked by an eagle and a lion. Relief-decorated dial with white enamel cartouches (one highly repaired). Bernese movement with lever escapement, striking the 1/4-hour on two bells, possibly not original. 1 key.
41 × 21 × 121 cm.
This object contains material of endangered species and is subject to certain trade restrictions. Prospective buyers should familiarize themselves with relevant customs regulations prior to bidding if they intend to import it into another country.
Various losses to the marquetry and missing marquetry parts. Front glass missing.
CHF 2 000 / 3 000 | (€ 2 060 / 3 090)
Sold for CHF 2 500 (including buyer’s premium)
All information is subject to change.