Antique Louis the XV style marquetry inlaid French tall clock ca. 1785. The clock has
intricately detailed fire gilt bronzes attributed to Philliphe Caffieri II.
The marquetry inlaid case of several woods such as walnut, mahogany, cherry and oak is attributed
to Martin Carlin, a Parisian · b · niste of the late XVIII C.
The bronzes mounted on
the top are puttis playing in the clouds. The case is highly embellished with bronzes representing the
mask of Apollo on the sunburst, ribbons,wreath and fleurons.