A French 19th century gilt bronze figural mantle clock depicting Moliere between muses dressed as Comedy and Tragedy F. L. Hausberg, Paris
Lot 472
A French 19th century gilt bronze figural mantle clock depicting Moliere between muses dressed as Comedy and Tragedy F. L. Hausberg, Paris
Sold for £1,187 (US$ 1,995) inc. premium
Lot Details
A French 19th century gilt bronze figural mantle clock depicting Moliere between muses dressed as Comedy and Tragedy
F. L. Hausberg, Paris
Having a 3 1/2 inch white enamel dial with Roman hours, Gothic quatrefoil hands, signed F. L. HAUSBURG A PARIS, two train movement striking the hour and half hour on a bell,
back plate stamped F.L.HAUSEBURG, PARIS and 'Pons, Medaille D'or 1827' within a roundel, case with two semi-reclining muses dressed as Comedy and Tragedy holding an oval relief portrait of Moliere, white alabaster middle section with theatrical gilt metal panels, the whole raised on a gilt bronze scrollwork and floral base. With original stand, pendulum and winder.
35cm (14") high

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  • Pons_____France, (probably Paris?) 1823-c.1840.
    Watchmakers and Clockmakers of the World. Brian Loomes.
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