This fabulous clock and its matching pedestal are masterfully crafted of ebony and made with most spectacular polychrome Boulle marquetry comprising mother-of-pearl inlaid into golden brass. Having beautiful gilt-bronze mounts of putti surmounting the clock case, with boulle semi-precious stones, mother-of pearl, and brass inlay on an ebony lacquered wood ground, centering a glazed door revealing a circular gilt metal dial with enameled Roman and Arabic numerals. The whole surmounting a Rococo style gilt bronze and boulle inlaid pedestal, centering an inlaid musical trophy.The quality and details of this timepiece are very similar to the Latz clock held in the former residence of King Augustus III in Schloss Moritzburg. Considered among the premier ébénistes of the 18th century, Latz counted numerous members of royalty throughout Europe as patrons. His incredible creations can be found in worlds most prestigious museums and collections, including the J.
Paul Getty, the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York, the British Royal Collection Trust and the Staaliche Kunstammlungen Museums in Germany. 85" high x 21" wide x 17.5 deep. We have a fine selection of quality items for sale at Solomon Treasure. The authenticity of all items listed are guaranteed to be as represented - all efforts are taken to ensure accurate and descriptive condition reports and photographs.
The item "A Rare and Important French Louis XIV Gilt-Bronze Mounted Boulle Marquetry Clock" is in sale since Thursday, January 9, 2020. This item is in the category "Antiques\Decorative Arts\Clocks". The seller is "solomontreasure" and is located in New York, New York.This item can be shipped worldwide.