Chinese Clock
Lot 151
A French early 19th century gilt-bronze Chinoiserie mantel clock the movement by Honoré Pons, Paris
Sold for £1,625 (US$ 2,731) inc. premium
Lot Details
A French early 19th century gilt-bronze Chinoiserie mantel clock
the movement by Honoré Pons, Paris
the clock case in the form of a cushioned seat, centred by a circular dial, the reclining lady wearing a typical dress, on a shaped base decorated with urns and a Chinese temple, on scroll feet and apron cast with bells, the movement inscribed to the reverse Pons/ Medaille d'Or/ 1827, 35.5cm wide, 12.5cm deep, 44cm high (13.5" wide, 4.5" deep, 17" high).

Footnotes

  • Honore Pons was a renowned master horologist famous for improving the quality of clock movements in France in the early part of the 19th century.
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