Mantle Clock Antique Lady with a book in Hand

£1,250

Beautiful 19th century French gilt bronze ormolu Mantle Clock
This is a fabulous French figural clock with stunning gilt case made of true fire gilt ormolu. It is ornately decorated with a sculpture of a lady holding a book in one hand supported by a cherub, the attention to de-tail and quality is incredible. There are swags of leaves and berries and floral motifs around the dial up to the base.
The gilding and chasing are second to none, very bright and crisp and in exceptional condition.

Description

Beautiful 19th-century French gilt bronze ormolu Mantle Clock
This is a fabulous French figural clock with a stunning gilt case made of true fire gilt ormolu. It is ornately decorated with a sculpture of a lady holding a book in one hand supported by a cherub, the attention to detail and quality is incredible. There are swags of leaves and berries and floral motifs around the dial-up to the base.
The gilding and chasing are second to none, very bright and crisp and in exceptional condition.
The original enamel dial is perfect with no chips, cracks or crazing. It has the original key and pendulum
A stunningly beautiful clock in exceptional condition which will give great pleasure for many years to come.
Size 17 x 13 x 4.25 inches
It has been in storage for several years and may need a service.
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