Chariot clock with Lion
Chariot clock with Lion
Chariot clock with Lion
Chariot clock with Lion
Chariot clock with Lion
Chariot clock with Lion

Chariot clock with Lion

c. 1830 France

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D202. A fine French chariot clock being pulled by a well sculpted lion with a moth holding the reins, circa 1830.

The bronzed base of the clock is supported by elaborate gilded lions paw feet and the front is decorated with an applied mount featuring a stringed instrument to the centre from which scroll-work runs out to the swan- like birds on either side.

The well executed bronzed chariot has a female figure to the front holding the ends of the delicate gilded harness . On the rear of the chariot rests a bow and a quiver of arrows. The winged figure of cupid on top of the chariot bears a torch.

The dial and back door are in the form of a finely sculpted wheel with elaborate spokes. The movement has count-wheel strike on a bell.

Width: 19.5" (49.5 cms.) Height. 21.5". ( 52 cms.) £11,500.
Dimensions
Height 21.50 inch (54.61 cm)
Width 19.50 inch (49.53 cm)
Stock Code
D202
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