A late 19th century red tortoiseshell and engraved brass inlaid clock in the Louis XV style. Of small waisted form, the case finely inlaid to all four sides and with original gilt bronze mounts. The eight day Delettrez movement rack striking the hour and half hour on a bell with Brocot suspension. The gilt dial with enamel cartouche roman numerals. Movement stamped JBD and numbered 33044. The rubbed dial signed Chas Frodsham. J B Delettrez. Probably retailed by Charles Frodsham. French, c.1890.