A Mantlepiece Clock in the Louis XVI Manner

A Mantlepiece Clock in the Louis XVI Manner

A Mantlepiece Clock in the Louis XVI Manner

Date & Origin c. 1880, England
Dimensions
H
55 cm (21 inc)
W
36 cm (14 inc)
D
18 cm (7 inc)
Description
A Mantlepiece Clock in the Louis XVI Manner
Retailed by E & S Watson of London

Constructed in a fine quality two tone ormolu case, and adorned with rose ground 'Sèvres' style panels to both front and sides, depicting; rising from oblate toupie feet, the domed case is of modest breakfront form, with a flambeaux urn atop, having tea rose garlands conjoining the body; the clock face delineates the hours in Roman numerals in white cartouches, and is driven by an eight day movement, striking on a bell, with the backplate having the retailer's stamp, 'E & S Watson, London', within an ellipse.
Literature
Brian Loomes 'Watchmakers & Clockmakers of the World' (Successor to the late G. H. Baillie's ground breaking book of the same title)
Medium
Ormolu, Porcelain
Signed / Inscribed
Retailer's stamp, 'E & S Watson, London', within an ellipse.
Condition
Excellent, in working condition.
Stock Code 8115
P.O.A
Dimensions
H
55 cm (21 inc)
W
36 cm (14 inc)
D
18 cm (7 inc)
Description
A Mantlepiece Clock in the Louis XVI Manner
Retailed by E & S Watson of London

Constructed in a fine quality two tone ormolu case, and adorned with rose ground 'Sèvres' style panels to both front and sides, depicting; rising from oblate toupie feet, the domed case is of modest breakfront form, with a flambeaux urn atop, having tea rose garlands conjoining the body; the clock face delineates the hours in Roman numerals in white cartouches, and is driven by an eight day movement, striking on a bell, with the backplate having the retailer's stamp, 'E & S Watson, London', within an ellipse.
Stock Code 8115

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