• Movement 
    Automatic
  • Lot number 
    87
  • Location
  • Watch type 
    Other

Description

GAUDRON LOUIS XIV BOULLE CLOCK
Gaudron A Paris. Made circa 1700 and later.
Very fine, Louis XIV, 8-day going, hour and half-hour striking, ormolu-
mounted tortoiseshell and brass Boulle marquetry bracket clock.
Regence form with arched cornice surmounted by an boulle and
ormolu foliate cresting, ormolu border and four urn finials, above, a
lambrequin cornice, the body of the case glazed on three sides, the
canted corners with mask and scroll mounts, raised on a scroll base
with a mask mount in the center, on ormolu toupie feet; the whole
finely veneered in marquetry in brass on grounds of red tortoiseshell
forming foliate scrolls, foliate corner mounts, ormolu finial
of a winged figure of Victory in classical drapery sounding her
trumpet and holding aloft a palm frond.
Ormolu with white enameled cartouches, radial Roman
numerals, outer minutes with every minute numbered, chased
and engraved center with a profile portrait of Louis XIV flanked
by military trophies above a crowned globe, gilt bronze mask
below decorated with two female figures of Flora and Urania
flanking a winged cherub holding a pair of dividers over a
globe. Well-pierced blued steel hands.
Of later date, rectangular, brass, two spring barrels for the
going and striking trains, anchor escapement, steel rod brass-
bob pendulum with spring suspension, rack striking on a
bell mounted on the top of the case.


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