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An Impressive Louis XVI style Mantel Clock

An Impressive Louis XVI style Mantel Clock

Code: 10087


H: 81cm (31.9")


An impressive Louis  XVI style gilt bronze and white marble cercles tourants Mantel Clock,French circa 1900.The hours and minute rings set with enamel numeral plates,bell striking movement with platform escapement,the lidded urn case with serpent handles,the time indicated by a figure of Cupid holding an arrow,the plinth inset with plaques depicting puttiengaged in the arts above a foliate frieze and ball feet.

this clockis based on a LOUIS XVI model with revolving dials in the Au Balancier de Cristal Collection,which is illustratedin TARDY,French clocks of the world over.Part two Paris 1981 p.90