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Boulle-Work Clock

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Boulle, André Charles
French, 1642-1732

TitleBoulle-Work Clock
DateCirca 1700s
MediumDomestic Object
Wood, lacquered with tortoise shell inlaid in brass, cast metal ornaments
Dimensions9 3/4" x 5 1/2" x 8 1/2"

Catalog NumberDC280
Location Olive DeLuce Fine Arts Building, Room 10

Clock & bracket a purchase in Paris by Blanche H. Dow and given to Olive DeLuce. Inside door, on paper instruction label:"F° Brevette S.G.D.G"; on the wood in pencil:"30388D", in white:31621D"; works stamped:"Fargot Bte S.G.D.G. Paris."