An Antique Mantle Clock in the Louis XV Manner
An Antique Mantle Clock in the Louis XV Manner
An Antique Mantle Clock in the Louis XV Manner

An Antique Mantle Clock in the Louis XV Manner

c. 1890 France

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Constructed in white Carrara marble and gilt bronze; the rectangular form base having bowed ends, rises from gilt toupie feet, and has opposed gilt sphinxes and gilt bronze foliate mounts to the facia; the two train clock, with an eight day movement, numbered ‘4522’on the backplate and marked ‘Made in France’, strikes the hours on a bell; the circular enamel face depicts the hours in Arabic numerals and is flanked by addorsed putti holding trumpets, with musical instruments at hand, including a tambourine, Pan pipes and a thyrsus; atop, a third putti wields cymbals.
Excellent, in working condition
This model, created by Pierre-Philippe Thomire ( 1751-1843) is recorded in Pierre Kjellberg’s ‘ Encyclopedia de la Pendule Français’ published by Editions de ‘Amateur on pp 259.
Dimensions
Height 56.00 cm (22.05 inches)
Width 67.00 cm (26.38 inches)
Depth 19.00 cm (7.48 inches)
Stock Code
8426
Medium
carrara marble, gilt, bronze, enamel
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