A superb Louis XVI style gilt bronze mounted marble rotary clock on pedestal
the clock after models by Jean-Baptiste Lepaute and Simon Boizot
fourth quarter 19th century
Of urn form, flanked by serpent handles, the time indicated by a standing enfant guerrier, the square plinth base inset with relief panels depicting putti in various pursuits, the twin train movement striking on a bell, the pedestal of square tapered form headed by rams heads.
height of clock 33 1/2in (85cm); height of pedestal 54in (137cm); width 13 1/2in (34.5cm)