top of page

This Fine French Empire Bronze and Gilded Clock. circa 1810 although unsigned made by a fine Parisien Maker.  The theme of this clok is 'Beauty'. This is symbolised by the torch of knowledge, the accoutrements of the boudoir and the wreath and crossed laurel branches, implying that victory in appearance can be achieved. The message is further reinforced in the lower base panel.

French Empire "Beauty" Clock

  • 15"  ( 38 cms )  High

    10"  ( 25 cms )  Wide

    4"    ( 10 cms )  Deep

    Key No. 4

  • The movement is of 8 day duration with a anchor escapement and silk suspesion. Count wheel striking on a bell. Seiral No. 123

bottom of page