A French Empire clock attributed to Galle
Lot 119
A French early 19th century Empire ormolu and verde antico marble clock possibly by Claude Galle (Maître in 1786), the movement by Faisant, Paris
£3,000 - 5,000
US$ 5,000 - 8,300
Lot Details
A French early 19th century Empire ormolu and verde antico marble clock
possibly by Claude Galle (Maître in 1786), the movement by Faisant, Paris
of architectural form, the triangular pediment centred by a ribbon-tied floral garland, the enamel roman numeral dial signed Faisant à Paris, headed by anthemion spandrels and with an opposed griffon mount divided by a caduceus, the corners with fluted pilaster, on a rectangular plinth with a palmette border mount and bun feet,, 25cm wide, 14cm deep, 37cm high (9.5" wide, 5.5" deep, 14.5" high).
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