Atrributed to Ravrio. Diana the hunter mantle clock, Empire Period

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Attributed to RAVRIO

Chiseled bronze and gilt mantle clock, in a mercury gilding from the period with burnished agate mat finish, depicting Diana with her attributes, her dog on a tree trunk. Dial-plate on a terminal decorated with hunting horns and quiver on a gilt bronze base with braided heart-leaves resting upon a veined « vert de mer » (sea green) marble plinth, atop four gilt bronze toupie-shaped patin feet.

Movement from the period with a white-enameld dial-plate, Roman numerals, blue-stained steel « Breguet » hands, Anchor escapement movement, bell ring, count wheel, hours and a half, thread movement suspension, weighted hook movement. Spring from movement signed « Monginot ». Eight day working autonomy.

Empire Period, circa 1810

Height : 41 cm (16.1 in) - Width : 35 cm (13.7 in) - Depth : 12 cm (4.7 in)

André Ravrio (1759-1814) famous bronze-gilder, received master status in 1777, worked for the count of Artois, le garde-meuble (management of Royal furniture), the Spanish court and Louis Napoleon.

Monginot : The Monginot family were spring manufacturers from 1758-1812, Jean Claude Thomas Monginot and son.

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  • Expertissim Reference: 2014091229
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