"Stamped Texler Impressive Clock Longcase (height 235 Cm) In Boulle Marquetry 19th"www.antiquites-biau.com Important clock / longcase in Boulle marquetry
(height 235 cm)
Napoleon III period
Stamped " Texler " 3 timeson the structure :
a piece of furniture in the style Boulle in a private collection, with same stamp.
Extract of : XIXth century French furniture, p. 600. Original clockrevised in perfect working order(under warranty). Marquetry on all sides. Dial is majestic with its 12 cartridges enamelled copper. Imposing by : - its size (height235 cm),
- its rich bronzes (2 feet "lion"),
- and quality of its marquetry,
- his stamp. Work of marquetry withdanse scenes Glass door with original glass Very important balancer with bronze Regulator with anallegorical Greek goddess "La Renommée", personifying the character of public and social recognition. It is also known as the Fama (Pheme). His attributes are: Trumpet, the branch of Laurel and wings. We find this allegory in Francebut also in Europe, in famous places (garden, fountain, church, museum ...).
Juan Bautista, Madrid (1732) Dimensions (in cm) : height : 235 cm width : 76 cm depth : 37 cm