French Ormolu Bronze Marble Mantel Clock Lion 1800

A French Empire gilt and bronze mantel clock, circa 1800


8-day movement with half huor striking, patinated and fire-gilt bronze case with ‘verde antico’ marble base

9.5-cm enamel dial with Roman numerals signed à Paris, engraved pierced gilt hands, 8-day spring-driven movement with anchor escapement and silk suspended pendulum, rectangular bronze case with foliate pierced gilt mounts, surmounted by a reclining lion, acanthus mouding below, on a ‘verde antico’ marble plinth raised on turned and engraved feet.


(Height) 30.5 cm (Width) 17.5 cm (Depth) 12.5 cm
(Height) 12 in (Width) 6.9 in (Depth) 4.9 in



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