Clock in the style of Buhl, the late. XVIII - early XIX century France

Clock in the style of Buhl, the late. XVIII - early XIX century France
Clock in the style of Buhl, the late. XVIII - early XIX century France


Boule furniture decorative style, named after the French master, Andre Charles Boulle. Technique for decorating furniture facades through the inlay has been known before (it was widely used by the Dutch masters), but that's bull brought it to absolute perfection. Cabinets, chests of drawers and clock Boulle inlay with the richest facades made of brass, gilded bronze plates of tortoise-shell, horn, etc. consistent with the tastes of the era of French king Louis XIV. In 1672, on the recommendation of Colbert, who introduced him "the most skillful cabinetmaker of Paris", Louis XIV Bull allocates space in the galleries of the Louvre, where the master lived until the end of his days, and assigns the court a carpenter, and such furniture took pride of place in the interiors of palaces and residences of the aristocracy)

Material: wood, bronze, gilding, porcelain, enamel, size 56х32х13 see
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