A French gilt and patinated bronze figural mantel clock
second half 19th century
Surmounted by a classical maiden holding aloft a vine entwined staff, a set of pan pipes at her feet, accompanied by a bacchanalian putto carrying a bunch of grapes, the shaped base centered by the white enamel dial with Roman hours and Arabic minutes, the twin train movement with outside count wheel striking on a bell, the backplate impressed 1197, on bold leafy scroll feet.
height 31in (79cm)
European Furniture and Works of Art
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