Chased Gilt Bronze Wall Cartel, Louis XV period
Nicolas-Jean Fieffé (d Villepinte on July 2, 1762)
The son of the well-known clockmaker Jean-Jacques Fieffé, he was made master horologist in 1752. He practiced for only approximately a decade, producing only a handful of pieces, all of excellent quality. Nicolas-Jean Fieffé was able to benefit from the professional network that his father had developed over the course of several decades. This gave him access to the finest artisans in Paris, particularly the bronze worker Saint-Germain.