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A French Empire ormolu urn mantel clock Angevin A Paris, circa 1810

Description

9.5-cm enamel dial with Roman numerals signed Angevin A Paris and fine ormolu hands, 8-day spring driven movement with anchor escapement and silk suspended pendulum, countwheel half hour striking on a bell, finely cast and chiseled gilt bronze case shaped as an urn, surmounted by a gallery of arches on a stiff leaf border, drum case with cable mounts, the sides with high reliefs of discus throwers and at the back a caduceus (staff of Mercury), the base with a fine pierced leaf ornament over a finely engraved rim surmounted on claw feet.

 

Sizes

(Height) 26 cm without flowers (Diameter) 21.5 cm
(Height) 10.2 in without flowers, (Diameter) 8.5 in

Price

€ 12.500

Signature

Angevin A Paris

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