A Louis XIV style gilt bronze mounted brass and tortoiseshell inlaid Boulle pedestal clock
G & N Passerat
fourth quarter 19th century
The clock with domed case with Cupid surmount, the gilt dial set with enamel plaquettes, with an additional plaquette signed Mynuel / A Paris, above a waisted support fronted by a figure of Chronos, on square tapering feet, the pedestal with verde antico marble top above a drapery-hung frieze, on square tapering supports headed by ram's mask clasps, on toupie feet, the back stamped G & N PASSERAT / PARIS.
clock height 38 3/4in (98.5cm); base height 45 1/2in (115.5cm); width 21in (53.5cm); depth 12 1/2in (31.75cm)
- Please note that the bronze finial with the figure of Eros is later.