Console clock (Pendule a console), Isidore-Guillaume Champion, c. 1715 - c. 1730

Console clock (Pendule a console), Isidore-Guillaume Champion, c. 1715 - c. 1730

eikenhout, belijmd met schildpad en messing, verguld brons, h 77.0cm × w 50.0cm × d 26.0cm. More details

Marquetry combining tortoiseshell and brass, the specialitybof the celebrated cabinetmaker André-Charles Boulle, was also practiced by many other Parisian craftsmen. This type of decoration remained fashionable for a long time, especially for clocks. This console clock is a simplified version of a model introduced by Boulle.

On display in room 2.23

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