Gilded Elegance: French Empire Mantel Chimney Clock, circa 1810 For Sale

Gilded Elegance: French Empire Mantel Chimney Clock, circa 1810
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Gilded Elegance: French Empire Mantel Chimney Clock, circa 1810:
$4250.00

Origin: French, early 19th century

Material: Ormolu (gilded bronze)

Description:This magnificent Empire style mantel chimney clock exudes opulence and refinement, epitomizing the grandeur of the early 19th century. Crafted from lavish ormolu, the clock features a captivating tableau of two cherubic putti gracing a patinated bronze landscape. One cherub tenderly holds two geese while the other feeds them, evoking a serene pastoral scene. The clock is crowned with four majestic patinated bronze peacocks, each elegantly draped with a blanket, symbolizing luxury and sophistication. Delicately molded curls adorn the legs, enhancing its ornate allure.

Dial:The clock boasts an enamel dial embellished with Roman numerals and exquisitely decorated hands, adding a touch of classical charm to its design.

Base Decoration:Adorned with motifs of fleur de lis and wings, the base of the clock is supported by four gracefully crafted legs, enhancing its regal presence.

Movement:Powered by an 8-day movement with wire suspension, the clock bears the stamped initials ABD and Pans, signifying its superior craftsmanship and quality.

Condition:This clock is in its original condition, meticulously cleaned, checked, and oiled by a professional clockmaker to ensure optimal performance and preservation of its authenticity.

Accessories:Complete with a bell, pendulum, and winding key, this clock is fully equipped and ready to grace any interior with its timeless elegance.

Measurements:

  • Height: Approximately 42 cm (16.5 inches)
  • Width: Approximately 24 cm (9.5 inches)
  • Depth: Approximately 14 cm (5.5 inches)

Additional Information:An exemplary specimen of Empire style craftsmanship, this clock retains all its original components and has been recently serviced. It will be meticulously packed for worldwide shipping, offering secure delivery with tracking and insurance for your peace of mind.

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