Serpentine and gilt bronze mantle clock, Empire Period

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Serpentine and gilt bronze mantle clock, decoration of facing sphinxes, Antiquity vases and putti. White enamel dial with perpetual calendar and Roman numerals for hours indication, Arab numerals for quarters indication, marked “A PARIS”. Atop rectangular supported by ball feet

Empire Period

Height: 38 cm (15 in.) - Width: 31,5 cm (12-1/4 in.) - Depth: 10 cm (4 in.).

Older restorations on serpentine

Collections of Baron and Baroness Eugène Fould-Springer, Abbatial de Royaumont Palace, auction Christie's Paris, September 21, 2011.
Sale 1058 – Lot 379 – Estimation 3000-5000 €

Bibliography :
P. Kjelleberg, Encyclopédie de la Pendule Française (Encyclopedia on French Mantle Clock), p 239, Figure A.

Provenance :

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  • Expertissim Reference: 2013040061
  • Note  : Please note that timekeeping accuracy has not been verified and Expertissim can not be held liable for any repair costs.