French Gilded and bronzed striking Mantle Clock. The movement is of 8 day duration, steel suspension, anchor escapment and count wheel striking on a Bell. Its base is of Green marble and claw feet, adorned with quiver and arrows, circa 1820
Apollo Driving his Dragon Chariot
Height 16" (41 cms)
Width 18.5" ( 47 cms )
Depth 5.5" (14 cms )
No. 7 key
The theme of this fine Empire Clock, is of Apollo driving his Dragon Chariot and two Horses, Representing the Triumph of Apollo. It is belived to be by the Bronzier "Ravrio" and its twin is in the Clock collection of the Louvre, Paris.