French Tortoiseshell Drumhead Boulle Clock

French Tortoishell Boulle clock in a drumhead case with raised stepped plinth, ebonised sides and resting on ornate ormolu feet.

 

Brass bezel opening to an enamel dial with Roman numerals and original ‘blued’ steel Moonpoise hands.

 

Eight day French movement with outside countwheel striking the hours and halves on a silvered bell.  The backplate numbered 391.  C.1870

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