A French gilt and patinated bronze malachite veneered mantel clock
after a model by Pierre-Philippe Thomire or Claude Galle
first half 19th century
The pierced domed cover surmounted by a fir cone finial, the urn form case flanked by a classical maiden to either side, centered by the silvered dial with Roman hours, above mask and swag ornament, on circular foot with laurel band, raised on later veneered plinth with leaf tipped foot, the twin train movement with outside count wheel and silk suspension.
height 23 1/4in (59cm)
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