AN 18TH CENTURY LOUIS XV BOULLE CARTEL D'APPLIQUE ET CONSOLE DE FORME VIOLONEE, SIGNED " SAINT MARTIN A PARIS" CIRCA 1715-1739

AN 18TH CENTURY LOUIS XV BOULLE CARTEL D'APPLIQUE ET CONSOLE DE FORME VIOLONEE, SIGNED " SAINT MARTIN A PARIS" CIRCA 1715-1739

AN 18TH CENTURY LOUIS XV BOULLE CARTEL D'APPLIQUE ET CONSOLE DE FORME VIOLONEE, SIGNED " SAINT MARTIN A PARIS" CIRCA 1715-1739

 AN 18TH CENTURY LOUIS XV PETITE ORMOLU MOUNTED BOULLE MARQUETRY BRACKET CLOCK.  BY SAINT MARTIN A PARIS CIRCA 1715-1739.

The waisted case of VIOLIN form, with tortoise shell and fine foliate brass inlay, surmounted by a figure of putto holding a flag, embellishments with bronze foliate ormolu and C-scrolled mounts to the sides, door and bracket, on vitruvian scrolled foliate feet. The circular ormolu dial, with individual white enamel Roman cartouche chapters, original cut steel hands, signed ' SAINT MARTIN A PARIS' on an enamel plaque below, the movement with rectangular plates joined by vase shaped back-pinned pillars, with twin barrel and verge escapement with silk suspension, with calibrated count wheels and strike on bell above, the back plate signed 'SAINT MARTIN A PARIS' with door key, winding key.

Antoine Saint MARTIN:  was received as Maître Horologer (Master clockmaker) in 1739

Height: 88cm, Width: 40 cm.

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 AN 18TH CENTURY LOUIS XV PETITE ORMOLU MOUNTED BOULLE MARQUETRY BRACKET CLOCK.  BY SAINT MARTIN A PARIS CIRCA1745.

The waisted case of VIOLIN form, with tortoise shell and fine foliate brass inlay, surmounted by a figure of putto holding a flag, embellishments with bronze foliate ormolu and C-scrolled mounts to the sides, door and bracket, on vitruvian scrolled foliate feet. The circular ormolu dial, with individual white enamel Roman cartouche chapters, original cut steel hands, signed ' SAINT MARTIN A PARIS' on an enamel plaque below, the movement with rectangular plates joined by vase shaped back-pinned pillars, with twin barrel and verge escapement with silk suspension, with calibrated count wheels and strike on bell above, the back plate signed 'SAINT MARTIN A PARIS' with door key, winding key.

Antoine Saint MARTIN:  was received as Maître Horologer (Master clockmaker) in 1739

Height: 88cm, Width: 40 cm.

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AN 18TH CENTURY LOUIS XV BOULLE CARTEL D'APPLIQUE ET CONSOLE DE FORME VIOLONEE, SIGNED " SAINT MARTIN A PARIS" CIRCA 1715-1739

AN 18TH CENTURY LOUIS XV BOULLE CARTEL D'APPLIQUE ET CONSOLE DE FORME VIOLONEE, SIGNED " SAINT MARTIN A PARIS" CIRCA 1715-1739

 AN 18TH CENTURY LOUIS XV PETITE ORMOLU MOUNTED BOULLE MARQUETRY BRACKET CLOCK.  BY SAINT MARTIN A PARIS CIRCA 1715-1739.

The waisted case of VIOLIN form, with tortoise shell and fine foliate brass inlay, surmounted by a figure of putto holding a flag, embellishments with bronze foliate ormolu and C-scrolled mounts to the sides, door and bracket, on vitruvian scrolled foliate feet. The circular ormolu dial, with individual white enamel Roman cartouche chapters, original cut steel hands, signed ' SAINT MARTIN A PARIS' on an enamel plaque below, the movement with rectangular plates joined by vase shaped back-pinned pillars, with twin barrel and verge escapement with silk suspension, with calibrated count wheels and strike on bell above, the back plate signed 'SAINT MARTIN A PARIS' with door key, winding key.

Antoine Saint MARTIN:  was received as Maître Horologer (Master clockmaker) in 1739

Height: 88cm, Width: 40 cm.

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