Fine Louis XVI Ormolu and Marble Mantel Clock
Fine Louis XVI Ormolu and Marble Mantel Clock
Fine Louis XVI Ormolu and Marble Mantel Clock
Fine Louis XVI Ormolu and Marble Mantel Clock

Fine Louis XVI Ormolu and Marble Mantel Clock

c. 1790 France

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Designed by bronzier Francois Vion "Le Retour de l'Amour", symbolising the Lost Innocence. The circular enamel dial with concentric calendar hand and signed Maniere a Paris, striking movement with silk suspension, flanked by a standing female figure and on the other side Amour with a bird. The finest quality ormolu figures and mounts with original fire gilding, on claw feet, on the original grey marble base.
Charles Guillaume Maniere: Maitre 1778-1810 was a bronze worker as well as being a fine clockmaker. Two other examples of his work are in the Royal Collection; one in Buckingham Palace, the other at Windsor Castle. Other clocks by him can be seen at the Palais de Fontainebleu (2) and at the Mobilier National, Paris; Ministere de la Guerre and the Palais du Luxembourg.
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