Red Boulle marquetry cartel clock, Brulfer in Paris

19th century

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Large red Boulle marquetry and gilt bronze cartel clock in the Louis XV style. At the top, an angel blowing the trumpet of Fame in gilt bronze. Fame is originally an allegorical Greek deity personifying the character of public or social recognition. In the front, a gilt bronze goddess with an open book and a bird. Beautiful marquetry depicting scrolls and foliage in red tortoise shell and brass. Gilt bronze mounts in scrolls and flower shapes. Dial in gilt bronze and enamel plates for the roman numbers with, in the center of the dial, an enamel round plate with the name of the clockmaker, “Brulfer à Paris”. Professionally restored, the clock has been revised.

Size: H 110 cm – W 55 cm – P 19 cm

Paris, 19th century, circa 1860.

Lit : Brulfer is mentioned in the dictionary of the French clockmakers (Tardy).

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