A very fine Bronze and Sienna Marle Mantle Clock, circa 1815. The Theme of this clock is that of The Knife Grinder. It is taken from a Hellenistic Marble statue of the Pergamum School of the 3c. BC which is in the Uffizi Gallery in Florence, Italy.
"Arantino" The Scythian Flayer of Marsyas
Height 18" ( 47 cms )
Width 10" ( 26 cms )
Depth 6" ( 15 cms )
Serial no. 190
No. 6 key
It has a 8 day, striking movement fitted with a silk suspension, anchor escapment and countwheel striking on a bell. The case is of Sienna Marble.
It was made and signed by Andre Pignot and Pons of Paris.