Splendid cartel with pedestal Napoleon III around 1860 in Louis XV style. Technical marquetry Boulle tortoiseshell red color. Thread of golden brass. The marquetry has benefited from a varnish buffer providing protection and shine.
Ornamentation of quality gilded bronze. Acanthus leaf decor spread evenly over the whole. at the top sculpture of the Roman goddess Fama.
Large engraved bronze dial set with twelve enamelled cartridges in Roman numerals in blue. Interior accessible from a glass door. opening by a lock equipped with its old key. The interior is also covered with Boulle marquetry or oscillates a lens pendulum.
Original mechanism, hour and half hour bell on old bell.
This fabulous cartel with admirable proportions has benefited from a refurbishment of high quality and in the rules of the art. he has kept an authenticity and a remarkable state of preservation.
Hauteur totale : 81 cm
Hauteur : 60 cm ; Largeur : 28 cm ; Profondeur : 14 cm
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