1044: Louis XV Style Boulle Clock with Abalone Inlay
Louis XV Style Boulle Clock with Abalone Inlay. The four sided waisted case decorated with a scrolling foliate engraved brass inlay mounted on a red marine shell ground, the flowers with abalone inlay, centered by a floral engraved dial with a chapter ring of black enamel Roman numerals, embellished with applied leafy gilt bronze mounts, terminating in cabriole legs, each headed by a female mask. Circa 1900. Dimensions 9 x 6 1/4 x 4 inches (23 x 16 x 10 cm) Key.