A Large and Important Louis XV Style Gilt-Bronze Figural Clock Garniture
A Large and Important Louis XV Style Gilt-Bronze Figural Clock Garniture
A Large and Important Louis XV Style Gilt-Bronze Figural Clock Garniture
A Large and Important Louis XV Style Gilt-Bronze Figural Clock Garniture
A Large and Important Louis XV Style Gilt-Bronze Figural Clock Garniture

A Large and Important Louis XV Style Gilt-Bronze Figural Clock Garniture

c. 1860 France

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A Large and Important Louis XV Style Gilt-Bronze Figural Clock Garniture.

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
Tardy, 'Dictionnaire des Horologers Francais', Paris 1972
Dimensions
Height 82.00 cm (32.28 inches)
Stock Code
B71753
Medium
Gilt-Bronze
Signed/Inscribed
The movement stamped 'POPON A PARIS'.
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