French Louis XV Style Boulle Mantel Clock by Samuel Marti
A very good quality French Louis XV style boulle red tortoise shell and brass inlaid mantel clock with ebonised sides. The clock has decorative foliate bronze gilt ormolu mounts and moulds with cherub mount to the front, finished with floral urn to the top and brass dial with white enamel numerals. The movement is a French eight day which strikes the hours and half hours on a gong.
The movement back plate is stamped with the makers name:-
Height - 17 inches
Width - 8 ½ inches
Depth - 5 inches
Circa - 1900