French Mantel Clock in the Chinoiserie Taste

French Mantel Clock in the Chinoiserie Taste

French Mantel Clock in the Chinoiserie Taste

Date & Origin c. 1840, France
Dimensions
H
40 cm (15 inc)
W
31 cm (12 inc)
D
12 cm (4 inc)
Description

Constructed in gilt bronze; the shaped case having oriental form scroll feet and decorated with foliates, and surmounted with a figure of a Chinese lady of quality in traditional robes holding a ‘jewelled’ mirror; the circular steel dial of the clock having Roman incised numerals, and housing an eight day silk suspension movement, with the hours striking on a bell.
French, Circa 1840





Medium
gilt bronze
Stock Code 8092
P.O.A
Dimensions
H
40 cm (15 inc)
W
31 cm (12 inc)
D
12 cm (4 inc)
Description

Constructed in gilt bronze; the shaped case having oriental form scroll feet and decorated with foliates, and surmounted with a figure of a Chinese lady of quality in traditional robes holding a ‘jewelled’ mirror; the circular steel dial of the clock having Roman incised numerals, and housing an eight day silk suspension movement, with the hours striking on a bell.
French, Circa 1840





Stock Code 8092

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