A fine French mid-19th century ormolu-mounted white marble mantel clock
possibly by Beurdeley, the movement by Ferdinand Berthoud, Paris
the circular white enamel dial inscribed Ferdinand Berthoud/ A Paris, surmounted by two reclining putti, flanked to each side by floral swags and attributes of Love, on a shaped base with a further cloud-borne putti, above a scrolling foliate frieze and garlands of flowers, on toupie feet, the drum movement with a pinwheel escapement inscribed to the reverse Ferdinand Berthoud, 69cm wide, 25cm deep, 66cm high (27" wide, 9.5" deep, 25.5" high).
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