Gilt bronze mantle clock deoicting Clio, the muse of History. Restoration Period

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Gilt bronze mantle clock with mat and shiny finish depicting Clio, the muse of History, holding a stylus in the hand and leaning on a terminal on which she rests works by Homer and Virgil. Under the dial Pegasus springs from the source Hippocrene, signed Charle Quillet in Paris. Base ornated by a frieze of foliage and a bust of Homer framed by two cupids under foliaged scrollwork.

Restoration Period

Height : 47 cm (18.5 in.) - Width : 34,5 cm (13.5 in.) - Depth : 13,5 cm (5.3 in.)

Thread suspension. Bell on hours and half hours. In working condition.

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  • Item(s) quantity:  1
  • Height in cm : 47 cm
  • Width in cm : 34 cm
  • Depth in cm : 13 cm
  • Expertissim Reference: 2016090413
  • Note  : Please note that timekeeping accuracy has not been verified and Expertissim can not be held liable for any repair costs.