top of page

The fine Gilded Statue atop the clock is of " Mercury " He is normally attributed as the Messenger of the Gods and of financial gain. He is here holding his "Caduceus" and wearing winged shoes ( Talaria ) and a winged hat ( Petasos )

It has an 8 day countwheel movement striking on a bell, an anchor escapement with silk suspension. 

French Bronze and Gilded Mantel Clock, " Mercury "

    bottom of page