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Lot 61543
A French Empire-Style Gilt Bronze Figural Mantle Clock, circa 1845
18 h x 11-5/8 w x 5-1/8 d inches (45.7 x 29.5 x 13.0 cm)

The clock having standing boy blowing horn, boy leaning on plinth housing movement and clock face, shells to feet of boy, lower plinth with winged putto and swags in high relief, anthemion leaf border below, raised on bracket feet; double-barrel movement with silk string suspension.


Some rubbing to gilding and spotting, missing element(s) to one decorative armiture atop upper case, presenting well; lot includes pendulum. Heritage does not guarantee the working order or completeness of clock mechanisms.

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61543: A French Empire-Style Gilt Bronze Figural Mantle

Estimate $600 - $1,000,000Dec 9, 2017
Dallas, TX, USA
Auction Curated By:
Rachel Weathers
Consignment Director of Fine & Decorative Arts
Karen Rigdon
Director Decorative Art & Design, Silver & Vertu