Chiseled gilt bronze mantle clock, Restoration Period


Chiseled gilt bronze mantle clock known as “à la lecture” (reading) ornated with two young children clothed in Antiquity student attire. Circular white-enameled dial with Roman numerals inset in post simulating a library. Oval base ornated with festooned foliage atop four disk feet.

Atop ebonized wood plinth with glass dome.

Restoration Period

Height: 38 cm (15 in.) - Width: 27 cm (10-1/2 in.)

Gilt wear. Missing balance. Mechanism needs maintenance.

Provenance :

  • Items quantity:  1
  • Expertissim Reference: 2013090306
  • Note  : Please note that timekeeping accuracy has not been verified and Expertissim can not be held liable for any repair costs.