19th century French ormolu mantle clock, with phoenix and eagle decoration. With pendulum. Client requested dial and pendulum be restored if can be done for £300 or less. Bergmiller et Paris
Lot 433
A fine 19th century French bronze, ormolu and white marble portico mantle clock, with phoenix and eagle decoration and adjustable silk suspension Bergmiller et Paris
£3,000 - 5,000
US$ 5,000 - 8,400
Auction Details
A fine 19th century French bronze, ormolu and white marble portico mantle clock, with phoenix and eagle decoration and adjustable silk suspension Bergmiller et Paris
Lot Details
A fine 19th century French bronze, ormolu and white marble portico mantle clock, with phoenix and eagle decoration and adjustable silk suspension
Bergmiller et Paris
Having a signed 5 1/2" enamel dial with Roman hours and Arabic quarters, the twin barrel movement with outside countwheel, striking the half hours on a bell, the starburst pendulum on adjustable silk suspension; the case with phoenix on column terminal above drum cased movement suspended between marble columns with gilt caryatid pilasters and sphinx terminals, the stepped front plinth with relief panel decorated with harvesting putti; raised on adjustable feet. With pendulum 61cm (24 inches) high

Footnotes

  • Bergmiller A PARIS (successor of Rouvière, active rue du Petit lion Sanit-Sauveur at 1810/30), Paris from 1810.

    An almost identical clock is illustrated on page 256, 1202 Ref. 3.23; Ref. 55, 147ff. French Bronze Clocks. Elke Niehuser. Schiffer Books.
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