Louis XIV Tortoiseshell Boulle Bracket Clock by Jean Minoche a Paris

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Object Description

A Louis XIV Boulle Bracket Clock.

Nine inch twelve piece enamel cartouche dial with Roman numerals and original hands signed ‘Jean Minoche a Paris’. Rectangular five pillar movement with outside uncut countwheel striking, anchor escapement and signed ‘Jean Minoche a Paris’.

Waisted case veneered in red tortoiseshell with ormolu mounts standing on Lions claw feet. Side glazed viewing apertures to view the eight day movement, the cresting surmounted by a regal finial supported by three goats hooves. An ormolu mount of Hercules holding his club and Appollo with his lyre and further embellished with a classical head. C.1712

‘Watchmakers and Clockmakers of the World’ by Brian Loomes lists Jean Minoche as working in Paris from 1693.

Object Condition

very good condition

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