A Consulat neoclassical marquetry mantel clock

A Consulat gilt bronze, mahogany, ebony, bois citronnier and white
tinted gum lacquer mantel clock – circa 1799-1804

Height: 44 cm. (17 ¼ in.)    Width of base: 31.1 cm. (12 ¼ in.)    Depth of base: 17.7 cm. (7 in.)

Comparative Literature

The style of the marquetry bears similarities with:

  • A semainier stamped Georges Jacob, sold from the château de Grand-Vaux à Savigny sur Orge, 22 and 24 June 1935, lot 324, and then sold Artcurial, Paris, 27 April 2018, lot 269
  • A secrétaire stamped Georges Jacob, formerly in the collection of Baron Coudein, sold Christie’s Monaco, 21 June 1998, lot 645, and then sold Sotheby’s London, 3 June 2006, lot 65

Both these are reproduced in D. Ledoux-Lebard, Les ébénistes du XIXe siècle, Paris, Editions de l’Amateur, 1984, pp. 291