A French Antique Mantel Clock
A French Antique Mantel Clock
A French Antique Mantel Clock

A French Antique Mantel Clock

c. 1870 France

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A Mantle Clock in the Louis XVI Manner

Constructed in alabaster, and surmounted by a gilt bronze figure of a Grecian muse, wearing the laurel leaf crown of a victor, and a holding a lyre, signed ‘Habert’; the clock of breakfront form, with a running gilt bronze band decorated with acanthus leaves; the scrolling corbelled sides housing the centrally situated circular enamelled face clock, delineating the hours in Roman numerals, and having a visible anchor escapement, and signed Wm Roskell Paris; the twin train eight day movement striking the hours on a bell.
Excellent, clock is in working condition
Benezit records an Alfred Louis Habert (1824-1893), a pupil of Pradier, and exhibiting at the Paris Salon from 1850 onwards.
Height 58.00 cm (22.83 inches)
Width 49.00 cm (19.29 inches)
Depth 20.00 cm (7.87 inches)
Stock Code
alabaster, gilt bronze
signed ‘Habert’ and Wm Roskell Paris

154 Kensington Church Street
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