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GOOD TURTLESHELL BOULLE TABLE CLOCK, JEAN AVICE, METZ

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PERIOD: 17th Century

GOOD TURTLESHELL BOULLE TABLE CLOCK, JEAN AVICE, METZ circa 1695 8ΒΌ-inch twelve-piece enamel cartouche dial, the gilt plate with a mount of a chariot drawn through clouds by four galloping horses and engraved with foliate scrolls, the movement with vase-turned pillars, verge escapement, numbered outside count wheel striking on a bell, foliate pierced striking gate, signed on the backplate Jean Avice A Metz, the case with concave-sided crestig and flambeau finials above caryatid and cockerel corner mounts, the scroll base on reeded feet, the whole with panels of pierced and engraved inlay on a red turtleshell ground

PRIX: $8000

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