EXCEPTIONAL 19TH CENTURY FRENCH ORMOLU MANTLE CLOCK - REF No. 122
H: 15 3/4 in / 40 cm ; W: 12 1/4 in / 31 cm ; D: 5 1/4 in / 13.2 cm
An exceptional quality 19th century French ormolu mantle clock in the Neoclassical style. The clock features a circular white enamel dial, which is inscribed with both Roman Numerals and Arabic Numbers. The dial is contained within a gilt bronze (ormolu) case, which is topped by classical cornucopias and a twin-handled vase. The clock case is set on a gilt bronze waisted plinth with a laurel leaf edge, and flanked by two gilt bronze acanthus leaf scrolls, which are draped with foliage swags. The clock is set on a gilt bronze rectangular base, which is decorated with a central scrolled foliate panel, edged with laurel leaves, and set on four toupie feet.
Condition: Superb condition complete with pendulum and key.