French Louis XV Style Tortoise Shell Mantel Clock Retailed by Oppenheim
A very decorative French serpentine shaped boulle red tortoise shell and engraved brass mantel clock in the Louis XV style with front and side glass viewing windows showing the inlaid floor, backdoor and sunburst pendulum. The clock has very good quality bronze gilt scrolling foliate mounts finished with cherub finial to the top.
The clock has a gilt brass dial with white enamel numerals and a French eight day movement which strikes the hours and half hours on a bell.
The movement back plate is stamped with the retailers name:-
Height - 21 inches
Width - 10 inches
Depth - 6 inches
Circa - 1870