Height: 15" (38 cm)
Width: 7'5" (18 cm)
Depth: 4" (10 cm)
Key No. 5
Serial no. 117
French Bronze Empire Mantel Clock. circa 1810
The movement is of an 8 day duration, having a anchor escapement and a silk suspension. Count wheel striking on a bell.
This fine clock is surmounted by a trophy (tazza) of bronze and gilt. Below the dial is an applied gilt mount of two seraphins supporting pomegranates and laurel leaves either side of a globe, surmounted by Swans. At the top, hunting horns and panpipes. Made and signed by "Pons" (De-PaulP, Honore, St Nicolas D"Aliermont and Paris 1806 to 47)