Boulle marquetery turtleshell bracket clock decorated with foliate scrolls and branches in blossom. Chiselled gilt bronze ornamentation. Cartouche enamel dial with Roman numbers signed "Brezagez/AParis" Wire mouvement signed "Brezagez AParis", referrenced in the "Dictionnaire des Horlogers Français" le Tardy, p. 98. A scene of Hercules' life on the door. The scene represents probably the moment when Hercules gave the tripod back to Apollo. The Greek hero asked the Delphic oracle help. Being unsatisfied with the answer he stole the tripod and made Apollo angry. Zeus finished finally the fight between Hercules and Apollo. The tripod was returned to the Delphic oracle.
In very good condition.