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The movement stamped 'POPON A PARIS'.
The impressive and richly embellished clock stands at 82 cm high. It has very finely cast and chased gilt-bronze and depicts Venus and Cupid within an elaborate shell with 'C'-Scrolls and acanthus decoration, flanked by putti figures riding dolphins and raised on a rocaille base, centred by a lions mask. The dial features porcelain roman numerals.
The ensuite candelabra are finely cast with a rocaille base and a feature a stem section with a putti figure supporting an eight-light candelabra, with scrolling foliate arms and rock work sconces.
Popon is listed by Tardy as being at Rue Charlot, Paris (1850-1860); Tardy, 'Dictionnaire des Horologers Francais', Paris 1972.
French, Circa 1860.
Height of Clock 82 cm / 32 inches
Width of Clock 64 cm / 25 inches
Height of Candelabra 73.5 cm / 29 inches
Width of Candelabra 40 cm / 16 inches
|Height||82.00 cm||(32.28 inches)|