A Louis XVI Ormolu and White Marble Mantel Clock by Maniere

A Louis XVI Ormolu and White Marble Mantel Clock by Maniere

c. 1790 France

Offered by Frank Partridge

£18,000 gbp
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Pendule a La Bacchante
The drum shaped ormolu clock case which is surmounted by a figure of Bacchante is suspended
between cupids sitting on seated goats eating grapes. The white enamel dial with Arabic numerals is
signed Maniere a Paris. Resting on a white marble base decorated with ormolu above six shaped
turned ormolu feet.
A similar clock is illustrated in Encyclopedie de La Pendule Francais from Maurice Segoura and another is in the Musee du Petit Palais in Paris.
Dimensions
Height 52.00 cm (20.47 inches)
Width 40.00 cm (15.75 inches)
Depth 11.00 cm (4.33 inches)
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