Vintage mid 19th Century French Empire Clock


This vintage, circa 1855, French Empire mantel clock is designed with a gold dore’ bronze mythological subject upon a footed white & gilt bronze platform. The mounted bronze sculpture is that of Aurora, the goddess of dawn, racing against time to disperse the mists of night. She is posed in a decorative gilt bronze chariot pulled by two muscular stallions. The chariot wheel is accented by a white enamel clock dial with Arabic numerals. The clock has been serviced & cleaned professionally & is in excellent running condition. It has a French bell & is key wind. The hallmark is behind the bell.


Medalle D’argent, 1855, Vincenti & Cie


14 1/2″ tall X 18 3/4″ wide X 4″ deep


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