A Napoleon III Ormolu mantel clock by Henri Picard (French 1831-1864), with a Leon Marchand movement. Features a monumental ormolu foundation of a cherub atop a Greco-Roman column seated with an hourglass, beside a cupid figurine with a quiver of arrows by its side, leaning against the column. Along the right side of the column, are textured, scrolled rococo acanthus leaves. Along the base are wave form, as well as Greco-Roman, meander patterns intersected by dangling rings, centered by a baroque cartouche enveloped by floral motifs. The center clock face is enveloped by a floral garland and features a porcelain dial with both Arabic and Latin numerals. Marked along the clock face:"L. Marchand A Paris Rue Richelieu 57". Stamped along the verso of the Base:" H. Picard". CIRCA: Mid 19th C., ORIGIN: France, Bronze, DIMENSIONS: H:23" x L:21.25" x W:20.5"