ClocksAnton Venoir Interiors A Private collection of 18th century Louis XV, Regence Period, Boulle Marquetry Clocks.
An 18th Century Louis XV Ormolu Mounted Stained Horn and Boulle Marquetry Bracket Clock, by Ferrier, Paris. Circa 1745
The opulent waisted case of VIOLIN form, with fine foliate brass inlay, embellishments with bronze ormolu, foliate C-scrolled mounts depicting noblemen in hunting pursuits. ‘foliate et chiens’ C-scrolled mounts to the sides and bracket, on scrolled foliate feet, enamel dial with enamel Roman hour chapters and Arabic five minute chapters, enamel circular centre signed FERRIER A’ PARIS, rectangular eight-day, 1/4 sticking movement with four back-pinned turned pillars, verge escapement, silk suspended Apollo mask pendulum, countwheel strike on bell above; door key, winding key.
138 cm. high
FERRIER a Paris. france 1600 – 1822
FERRIER, ANTOINE DU France, fl 1600- Astronomical Compodium, 1607
FERRIER et fils, set up by Henri IV in his workshop in the Louvre Paris; clockmaker to Louis XIII: 1616; see Le Sieur de Ferrier;
Ferrier et fils moved ther workshop from au Louvre, Paris to rue St. Roch n° 6 près la Fontaine, France – c.1820
FERRIER et Fils: Antoine. Paris 1607-. 1622
FERRIER Guillaume. Paris 1622-1624 Clockmaker to the King
FERRIER C. Lyons 1695-d. 1707
FERRIER a Paris- 1822