An Antique French Mantle Clock in the Louis XVI Manner
An Antique French Mantle Clock in the Louis XVI Manner

An Antique French Mantle Clock in the Louis XVI Manner

c. 1870 France

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Constructed in bronze, patinated and gilt; the rectangular form case supported on engraved oblate spherical feet, the frieze dressed with a row of female masks capping pillars, linked with ribbands, from designs by Percier & Fontaine; seated on a richly embroidered bolster, the classically draped female figure, emblematic of Victory, proffers a laurel wreath, with an anchor and the caduceus of Mercury alongside; the eight day movement strikes the hours on a bell, the 9 inch white enamel dial having the hours delineated in Roman numerals, and indicated with blued steel hands.
French, Circa 1870
Excellent
Dimensions
Height 71.00 cm (27.95 inches)
Width 76.50 cm (30.12 inches)
Depth 27.00 cm (10.63 inches)
Stock Code
8284
Medium
Bronze, gilt, enamel
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