"Cartel Clock 18th Century Louis XV XVIIIe "boussot" 130cm"Splendid cartel wall of the eighteenth century of the Louis XV period signed "Boussot in Paris", watchmaker listed in the Tardy dictionary of watchmakers.
This cartel of a perfect authenticity has been the object of rehabilitation at the most level by different trades specialized in ancient object. The object itself, selected for its aesthetic rendering adding its integral restoration treatment makes this set a museum piece.
Technical marquetry Boulle tortoiseshell and patterned brass net. The marquetry has been varnished with buffer providing protection, brilliance and contrast. Ornamentation quality finely chiseled gilded bronze decorations masks and female bust, foliage and enlivened at the top of Hebe accompanied by Jupiter metamorphosed eagle.
Large engraved bronze dial set with 25 white enamel cartridges and steel needles. Interior also in Boulle marquetry, clearly visible thanks to its three glazed parts. The space is occupied by a lens pendulum. Interior accessible from a glazed door opening with the help of a key lock.
Its base model uncommon and very decorative, openwork architecture composed of four lively jambs decorated with Boulle marquetry and gilded bronze.
Mechanism of origin including the signature of the watchmaker, suspension with silk thread. Quality ringtone located at the top, hour and half hour on a large bell of its time.
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