Large genuine antique French Empire portico clock in gilt and patinated bronze with gilt bronze dial with enamel painted roman numerals and Breguet blue steel hands.
This gorgeous clock would date to first half of the 19th century and is an impressively large size of 49 cm tall. The four column supports have exquisitely moulded ornamentation and borders and is supported by ornately cast ancient Roman scroll feet.
Original bronze and in excellent working order this is an 8 day clock with two train movement and has a silvered bell chime on the second movement that counts the hours so you can use it with or without striking the bell. Key supplied.
French Empire first half of the 19th century
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