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French Mantle Clock
French Mantle Clock
Fire gilded French Mantel Clock
Fire gilded French Mantel Clock
Beautiful outfitted, hair etc. eagle on top with 2 doves. Diana the Huntress. A cast ornament at the bottom has an array of musical instruments. with a perfect silver dial, an outside count wheel, strikes on a bell. This one comes from a wealthy family from Chicago.
Lyre clock, very rare
Lyre clock, very rare
Beautiful Gilded Brass French clock
Beautiful Gilded Brass French clock
Michelangelo French Clock
Michelangelo French Clock
Michelangelo di Lodovico Buonarroti Simoni (6 March 1475-18 February 1564) commonly known as Michelangelo, was an Italian Renaissance painter, sculptor, architect, poet and engineer who exerted an unparalleled influence on the development of Western Art. Under Louis-Philippe, Michelangelo, Leonardo da Vinci, Bernard, and Jean Goujon - four great figures of the Renaissance often appear in the decorative arts, so it is no surprise to find Michelangelo on this clock.
Reaumur Clock
Reaumur Clock
The open drum eight day movement is mounted on a black marble pillar with aproned plinth, standing on a gilt wood base with original glass dome. The original coiled thermometer is mounted on a silver Reaumur scale, indicating the temperature. The Reaumur is a temperature scale in which the freezing and boiling points of water are set to 0 and 80 degrees, respectively the scale is named after Rene Antoine Ferchault de Reaumur, who first proposed something similar in 1730.
Torsion Pendulum Clock
Torsion Pendulum Clock
A Torsion Clock or Torsion Pendulum Clock, is a mechanical clock which keeps time with a mechanism called a torsion pendulum. The torsion pendulum rotates about the vertical axis of the wire, twisting it, instead of swinging like an ordinary pendulum. The force of the twisting torsion spring reverses the direction of rotation, so the torsion pendulum oscillates slowly, clockwise and counter clockwise.
Sevres three piece set
Sevres three piece set
French Bronze and Sevres porcelain three piece clock set from around 1880. The clock is 24" high, and the candelabra's 27" high. The clock has an eight day bell striking movement.
Rare White Marble French Clock
Rare White Marble French Clock
Delfts blue porcelain and bronze clock
Delfts blue porcelain and bronze clock
Small French Brass Clock
Small French Brass Clock
A beautiful small brass clock stamped D.C. & co and in a circle F. Marti; Medaille d'or. Open brass work, very ornate. The face has arabic numerals.
French Grey Marble and ormolu Clock
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French Grey Marble and ormolu Clock
Sensational fine quality antique French mantel clock, with base of grey veined Carrera marble. The dial of convex white enamel over copper. The clock is flanked by two fire gilded Harpyiens. The hybrid figures with female body and bird wings are the storm goddesses in Greek mythology, daughters of the oceanide Electra
Small French Lyre Clock
Small French Lyre Clock
Skeleton Clock with dome
Skeleton Clock with dome
Small French Lyre Mantel Clock
Small French Lyre Mantel Clock
Fine ormolu small lyre clock. Outstanding casting to the case with the two horns of the lyre highly and completely decorated with Anthemion. The top of Apollo's lyre is surmounted by a Forget me Not. The besel is well decorated.The lyre is held up by a pedestal and two very well modelled swans standing back to back. French Charles X period, circa 1820. Unfortunately not signed but this was normal for the early 1800's.
Glass ball lyre clock
Glass ball lyre clock
Glass ball clock in lyre shape. The clock is set in a crystal ball with brilliant set bezel hanging on the stand. In full working order.
The Three Graces Clock (1386)
The Three Graces Clock (1386)
The 3 Graces were the personification of grace and beauty, often represented as the handmaidens of Venus sharing several of her attributes, including the Rose. According to Hesiod, their names were Aglaia, Euphrosyne and Thalia. Seneca described them as standing for the threefold aspect of Generosity, Giving. receiving and reciprocating; the Renaissance saw them as the three phases of Love: beauty, arousing desire leading to fulfilment. or as personification of Chastity, Beauty and Love. Beautiful silvered Graces with a blue enamel globe.
Cloissone French mantelclock
Cloissone French mantelclock
Beautiful Brass/cloissone French Clock, mid 1800's in perfect working condition.
Small French clock with doll
Small French clock with doll
French Swinging Doll clock; this is a beautiful little Alabaster clock with applied brass mountings. The porcelain dial is perfect and the clock retains its original swinging figure. The movement is visible through a skeletonized dial.
White Marble Mantel Clock
White Marble Mantel Clock
Signed on the dial: Sarazin Au Negre, Rue St. Denis 19.
White Marble Brass Clock
White Marble Brass Clock
Egyptian Revival Clock
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Egyptian Revival Clock
The ancient clock mounted with a Sphynx, excellent proportions, constructed off black marble and green Egyptian Onyx. Engraved and painted Egyptian Iconics motifs cover the clock. Engraved: Tardif C. CHarvet SucR
Greek Revival clock by G. Servant Bronzier, Paris
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Greek Revival clock by G. Servant Bronzier, Paris
Georges Emile Henry Servant, 1828-1890, a 19th C Bronzier in Paris. Beautiful Belge Noir Marble with a twin train movement. G.Servant Bronzier wis signed on the movement. Georges took over his fathers foundry and workshop at 137 Rue Vieille-du-Temple in 1855. He specialized in the production of Egypt and Greek revival styles.
Rollin Gilded French Clock
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Rollin Gilded French Clock
Beautiful Gilded ormolu Antique French clock, signed Rollin Paris. Both the movement and pendulum are signed. The clock is surmounted by a bird (Hawk?) fighting with a snake and beautiful handpainted Sevres plaques. Domange Rollin, 55 Rue de Bretange, Paris.
Gilded Brass Clock
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Gilded Brass Clock
Beautiful gilded brass clock with stunning hand painted porcelain surmounted by a cherub studying music. At the front panels of hand painted Sevres porcelain plaques.
Three piece Figural Clock set
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Three piece Figural Clock set
Beautiful 3-piece figural clock set, the movement was made by Japy Freres, one of the most famous Clock makers in France.
Stunning Sevres Porcelain Clock
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Stunning Sevres Porcelain Clock
Stunning gilded bronze small clock with hand painted porcelain plaques from a courting couple. Very nice piece
Empire period Clock (1209)
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Empire period Clock (1209)
Early 1800 Empire Period France Figural Clock.
Most Amazing gilded bronze clock with dome
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Most Amazing gilded bronze clock with dome
Most amazing gilded bronze French clock, depicting a small fishers boy with a fish in his hand and a basket with more fishes in it. The name of the retailer is signed on the dial.
LB Lion Clock
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LB Lion Clock
LB Lion Clock. This clock was made in France, and probably for the English Market. A magnificent 19th C clock in architectural style or second Empire clock has a striking movement.
Raingo Freres Figural Clock
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Raingo Freres Figural Clock
Beautiful figural clock, genius playing with a goat. The movement was made by Raingo Freres. The house of Raingo was established in 1813, specialized in the high precision clockmaking under the Empire and Restoration period. In 1830 Raingo settles down at 8 Rue deTouraine. The case was made by Henri Picard. The fondeur and doreur was based in Paris from 1831 at 6 Rue Jarente and later on 10 Rue the la Perle (1839). The firm was celebrated for the quality of their production and supplied garnitures and table pieces for the apartments of the Emperor Napoleon III, now in the Louvre.
Napoleon III Bronze figural clock
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Napoleon III Bronze figural clock
Large 19th Century Napoleon III dore bronze figural clock depicting a seated Roman figure on stepped base. Black marble with bronze.
Antique Roque Clock
Antique Roque Clock
Bronze and marble clock flanked by two columns mounted with foliage surmounted by an Eagle, a pierced floral and foliate disk, on a rectangular base mounted with chains, six disk feet. Four inch enamel dial with black roman and arabic numerals, bell-striking circular movement, pendulum with Medusa head. Roque a Paris N 1282 inscribed movement
Black Forest Cathedral Clock
Black Forest Cathedral Clock
Beautiful Black Forest Clock with French movement, dressed up with statues.
Galle French Clock
Galle French Clock
Galle, Rue Vivienne a Paris, signed on the dial of the clock. Solid bronze case, enamel dial with roman numerals, Breguet hands, countwheel, bell striking anchor movement with silk suspended pendulum. A classical lady, bronze work of very good quality. One of Galle's clocks was sold by Sothebys Amsterdam on April 16 2007. Gerard-Jean was the eldest son of renowned bronzier Claude Galle (1759-1815). Gerard took over the family business at Rue Vivienne on his fathers death and soon proved that he could maintain its excellent reputation. His business was regarded one of the best in Paris and was frequented by the richest clientele including Duc de Richelieu, the Marquis de Martel and Viscount de la Rochefoucauld.
Corniquet a Chaillot Pillar clock
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Corniquet a Chaillot Pillar clock
Philippe Jacques Corniquet. White French Louis XVI clock dating from 1785, the pillar style case constructed of patinated bronze ormolu and white marble. Dial signed Corniquet a Chaillot. Massive movement. This French Clockmaker also made the movement for a mantle clock in the Palais Elysees in Paris.
Philippe H. Mourey Clock
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Philippe H. Mourey Clock
P.H. Mourey, French 1840-1910, was a master French Sculptor. He was best known for his association with Japy Freres & Co. the noted 19th C. Paris Clockmaker. A French Louis XV-style clock, gilt metal case marked P.H. Mourey. Decorated with rococo and classical motifs, flowers etc. Inset with painted in Watteau style porcelain plaques and front columns supporting circular clock with (name maker) time and strike movement, topped with urn finial.
Stunning Malachite three-piece set
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Stunning Malachite three-piece set
Stunning Malachite Clock set. Malachite was used as a mineral pigment in paints from antiquity until about 1800. Malachite (Copper Carbonate Hydroxide), derives its name from the Greek Molochitis Lithos "Mallow Green Stone". The mineral was given this name due to its resemblance to the leaves of the mallow plant. On this clock the Malachite is used on every surface, even beneath the clock.
Antique French Shelf Regulator
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Antique French Shelf Regulator
Late 1800's French Onyx and cloisonne Crystal Regulator in nice condition. As with any onyx clock of this age, there is some edge roughness along the base. Otherwise this is a super clock with multi colour enamel on the inside base, up the Corinthian columns, on the bezel and pendulum. The well made round French movement is complete and sound, and striking the hours and halves on a coiled wired gong.
Moliere Tartuffe Act III French Clock
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Moliere Tartuffe Act III French Clock
Moliere Tartuffe (imposter, French: Tartuffe, Ou l'Imposteur) is one of the most famous theatrical comedies of Moliere. Moliere wrote Tartuffe in 1664. Following its first performance the same year at the fetes held at Versailles, King Louis XIV almost immediately censored the play, probably due to the influence of the archbishop of Paris, Paul Philippe Hardouin de Beaumont de Perefixe, who was the King's confessor and had been his tutor. Jean-Baptiste Poquelin, known by his stage name, Moliere, baptized January 15, 1622-February 17, 1673) was a French playwright and actor who is considered to be one of the greatest masters of comedy in the Western Literature.
Allegory of Astronomy French Clock
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Allegory of Astronomy French Clock
Telescope, books and instruments are stacked on the floor as sign of a study. Stars applied around the dial. The clock is surmounted by a winged genius with celestial globe. The overall composition shows the relationship of time measure and astronomy. The dial and clock movement are flanked by an astro lab and a telescope and form the base for astronomy which is personified by a winged genius which is seated with a in hand in front of a celestial globe. Empire, circa 1810, fire gilded bronze.
Stunning Sevres Porcelain Clock
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Stunning Sevres Porcelain Clock
Stunning Sevres Porcelain Clock, gilt with exquisitely hand painted porcelain panels in the manner of Sevres. The clock depicts two charming cherubs picking and eating grapes. Columns in Sevres plaques, each piece is delicately decorated with floral swags and overglazed gilt decoration. Paris retailers mark: HP & Co. This piece is of very high quality.
Louis XVI style antique clock/3 (1369)
Louis XVI style antique clock/3 (1369)
French crystal regulator clock with bronzed lion, marble base, 4 columns and top surmounted by a fine cast gilded bronze lion. Ormolu accents and garland on columns. Beveled glass on all 4 sides of the case. Porcelain dial with garland,key and mercury pendulum
Three piece clock garniture set w/Lion
Three piece clock garniture set w/Lion
Beautiful 3-piece marble and bronze ounted clock garniture set. The pediment surmounted with a Lion.
Royal Blue Antique French Clock
Royal Blue Antique French Clock
Vasiform cobalt porcelain mantel clock, the face with numerals, surrounded by bronze mounted ormolu gilded detailed floral design, to carved lion heads at the side of the clock, also bronze mounted ormolu gilded. Above the vasiform piece rest a platform with two gilded pigeons on top. The clock in a beautiful Royal blue colour with ormolu.
Ormolu French Antique Clock with Sevres Porcelain plaques (1377)
Ormolu French Antique Clock with Sevres Porcelain plaques (1377)
Very rich and beautiful ornate antique gilt bronze mantel clock with hand painted Sevres style porcelain inserts. The fine moulded case is surmounted by a figurine of a lady relaxing against a rock with a wreath of flowers in one hand and a bunch of flowers in the other hand. porcelain hand painted inserts of winged cherubs are painted in very intense colours.
French bronze 3-piece white Sevres Clock set
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French bronze 3-piece white Sevres Clock set
White Sevres Porcelain & Gilt Clock garniture, 3-piece set with Arabic numerals, painted porcelain panel depicting a renaissance couple with two companion side pieces, each with two painted porcelain panels. Made in France in the mid 1800's.
Majolica Antique Mantel Clock (1373)
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Majolica Antique Mantel Clock (1373)
Circulair brass base. raised on ormolu feet with conforming handles, finial in the form of a putti and ribband, body of colourful majolica and dial with cupid figure.
Large French Ormolu Clock (1370)
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Large French Ormolu Clock (1370)
Stunning French gilded bronze clock of large and stately, but elegant proportions of the highest quality. Festooned with swags, roses and ribbons, cherubs, and surmounted with a classical urn. The quality of the clock is evident in all aspects. The clock is signed for Charles Pickard of Paris. It strikes half hourly on a bell.
Hunter on his horse clock (1295)
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Hunter on his horse clock (1295)
Three piece grey marble and brass Clock set
Three piece grey marble and brass Clock set
Luxor bronze desk clock  (1353)
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Luxor bronze desk clock (1353)
Luxor bronze desk clock featuring a French silk scene on the front. Beveled glass over painting. Case is signed, Swiss.
French bronze clock (1355)
French bronze clock (1355)
French bronze and white marble clock, mid 1800's. This petite clock is only 14' high. Reference: French Bronze clocks, by Elke Niehuiser.
Diana bronze and bisque Clock (1356)
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Diana bronze and bisque Clock (1356)
French bronze clock with cloisonne around the base and a bisque bust of Diana, identified by the crescent moon in her hair. The clock is 13.5" tall. Bowed glass in the sash over the bowed porcelain dial. The cloisonne covers the entire round base. The statue is signed on the back by the famous French sculpture "Houdon"
French Empire, semi skeletonized clock (1357)
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French Empire, semi skeletonized clock (1357)
Fire gilded bronze semi skeletonized clock with two lively horses and a triumphant Amor steering them. The eight day silk thread movement is round and has an outside countwheel and strikes on a bell. Several near identical clocks are pictured and discussed on pages 102-103 in the book, "French Bronze Clocks", by Elke Niehuser.
Beautiful Waterbury Mantel Clock
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Beautiful Waterbury Mantel Clock
Angelus Carillion Clock (1343)
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Angelus Carillion Clock (1343)
Angelus Carillion Clock. Pendule d'officier. Signed on thge dial and decorated with superb finely gilded hands, the case having floral spandrels, the classic pagoda decorated with flower and ribbon mounts and drophandle.
Louis Philippe Clock (1349)
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Louis Philippe Clock (1349)
Louis Philippe Satinwood inlaid Rosewood Campaign Cloc. Made by Henry Marc, Paris. Circa 1840
Louis Philippe Clock (1350)
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Louis Philippe Clock (1350)
Louis Philippe Satinwood inlaid Rosewood Campaign Clock, Henry Marc, Paris. Circa 1840
White/Bronze Mantel Clock (1290)
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White/Bronze Mantel Clock (1290)
Pink Porcelain Clock (1348)
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Pink Porcelain Clock (1348)
Raingo Freres Cherub Clock (1344)
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Raingo Freres Cherub Clock (1344)
The House Raingo Freres, established in 1813, is specialized in the high precision astronomical clock models, for which he deposits a certain number of patents. By 1830 Raingo settles down on 8 Rue de Touraine. Afterward the Raingo Brothers first known as clockmakers added bronzes of art and furnishing to there catalogue in 1841. In 1860, this house supplied bronzes to the emperor and empress and posesses a large number of collectors items. La maison Raingo Freres participated at universal Exhibitions in 1867, 1878 and 1889 and obtained each time medals; a gold one in 1889.
Lerolle Freres Clockset (VOF5)
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Lerolle Freres Clockset (VOF5)
Lerolle Freres 1836-1863. The lerolles succeeded their father's company in 1836 and participated to the major exhibitions of the second half of the 19th C. Formally trained as sculptors, most of their decorative art creations strongly reflect their initial training. Lerolle Freres were one of the leading bronziers in the second half of the 19th C and exhibited regularly at the London and Paris Exhibitions.
Clodion Clock (1347)
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Clodion Clock (1347)
Clodion 1738-1814; Clodion is commonly represented as the closest to Fragonard among sculptors. he is a sufficiently great master in his own right not to need the comparison which, in any case, is only true to a degree. Clodion was, for one thing, closer to actuality than fragonard, but he also had a largeness of vision alongside a measure of boisterous effervescence never reached before or after in sculpture that at least suggest a parallel. Clodion's work: a press release (pdf) from the Frick Collection informs us that the museum has made an important purchase of a LePaute Clock with sculpture figures by Clodion.
 Stunning marble clockset (VOF4)
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Stunning marble clockset (VOF4)
About 50 kg for the clock alone and 60 cm high.
French Swinging Mystery Clock (1333)
French Swinging Mystery Clock (1333)
The eight day movement is contained within the bronze sphere at the top of the pendulum on which are attached the gilt Roman hour numerals with pierced and engraved brass hands. the figure is embossed with the sculptor's name 'Aug. Moreau' and an applied brass plaque engraved "Brise D'Automne" par A. Moreau (med. d'Or). Auguste Moreau was born in Dijon in 1834 and died in 1917, he was the youngest son of painter and sculptor Jean-Baptiste Moreau. Auguste is particularly known for his Art Noveau style figures with his subjects being primarily young maidens sensuously clad in a swirling diaphanous dress. In 1861 Auguste made his debut at the Salon where he would exhibit regularly until 1913.
Very rare French Clock (ROG1)
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Very rare French Clock (ROG1)
Very Rare small French clock with pinwheel escapement and silk suspension. A pinwheel escapement is a clock escapement in which two pallets usually of unequal length, alternately engage and release pins sets on the escape wheel perpendicular to its plane of rotation. Origin: 1880-1885
Le Char de Ceres Clock (Holl7)
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Le Char de Ceres Clock (Holl7)
Le Char de Ceres. (La Pendule Francaise Pierre Kjellberg seit 149). H. 42 cm; w. 44 cm. Ceres, the goddes of Agriculture, Protectress of omen, motherhood and marriage is wearing a diadem of wheat and has a bushel of wheat and a sickel in her hand.
Austrian Repeater Mantel Clock (SYL2)
Austrian Repeater Mantel Clock (SYL2)
A repeater is a complication in a mechinacal watch or clock that audibly chimes the hours and often minutes. The repeating clock was invented by Edward Barlow in 1676 (England), his innovation was the rack and snail striking mechanism, which could be made to repeat easily and became the standard mechanism used in both clock and watch repeaters ever since. Repeater clocks often had a cord with a buttonon the end protruding from the side of the clock. Pulling the cord actuated the repeater mechanism.
Deniere Regulator Mantel Clock (Holl5)
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Deniere Regulator Mantel Clock (Holl5)
The Deniere Factory of Art Bronzes began operating during the 1820's. Deniere was a renowned studio of French Bronziers who produced ornate art objects covered in a patina or gild bronze. The operate in Paris during the Directoire and the First French Empire eras. This 19th Century period in France is renowned for the many artist and sculptors who worked in bronze at the time. The firm had been suppliers to the Royal french Court before the revolution but before Napoleons first Empire.
French Cherub Mantel Clock (1332)
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French Cherub Mantel Clock (1332)
The movement of this beautiful French Cherub clock is not signed. On the dial some pieces of a name belonging to the retailer or the maker. Unfortunately part of the name has gone.
French Mystery or Swingers Clock (1326)
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French Mystery or Swingers Clock (1326)
A French patinated figural Mystery Clock. The classical figure (by Auguste Moreau, famous French sculptor, called Fleur de Mai or Mayflower)supporting the associated brass-cased drum shaped clock with gridiron pedulum and weighted bob with regulation, the single barrel movement with tic-tac escapement. Unusual clock since there is no evident connection between the mechanism and the hands. ± 75 cm.
Empire Period Mantel Clock (Holl2)
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Empire Period Mantel Clock (Holl2)
Jean Antoine Lepine was a clockmaker in Paris. He was an eminent clock and watchmaker to Louis XV, Louis XVI and Napoleon I and worked as Caron et Lupine until 1769. In 1760 he introduced the "Lepine Calibre"; in 1766 the use of a mainspring barrel, supported at one end only, leading with cyl. escapement. Described a repeating movement using rack in place of chain, in Membre de l'Academy des Science in 1766. Invented the virgule escapement and a keyless winding. Acted as agent for Voltaire's workshop at Ferney circa 1770.
Small Antique French Clock (MCF)
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Small Antique French Clock (MCF)
Beautiful borne shaped solid ormolu French Mantel Clock with a silk suspended movement. Beautiful white enamel dial with a combination of blue Roman and Arabic numerals for hours and minutes. The clock is in excellent cosmetic and mechanical condition.
Ceres, the Powerful goddess of earth (1322)
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Ceres, the Powerful goddess of earth (1322)
Beautiful French clock with Ceres on top. Ceres is also known as the Greek goddess Demeter. She is the corn goddess, goddess of Agriculture, Protectress of women, motherhood and marriage. She is wearing a diadem of wheat and has a bushel of wheat and a sickel in her hand.
French Mantel Cock (1319)
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French Mantel Cock (1319)
Beautiful Le Roy a Paris in very nice dark patina. A Charles X bronze mantel clock with seated figure of CATO with helmet and sword amidst the ruins of Carthage. Commonly known as Cato the Younger (Cato Miner) to distinguish him from his great-grandfather (Cato, the Elder), was a politician and a statesman in the late Roman Republic and a follower of the stoic philosophy. He is remembered for his legendary stubborness and tenacity. Cato was born in 95 BC in Rome. In Dante's 'The Divine Comedy', Cato is portrayed as the guardian of the mount of Purgatory. In Canto I, Dante writes of Cato: I saw close by me a solidary old man, worthy, by his appearance, of so much reverence that never son owed father more. Long was his beard and mixed with white hair, similar to the hairs of his head, which fell to his breast in two strands. The rays of the four holy lights so adorned his face with brightness that i saw him as if the sun had been before him. The dial is signed Le Roy a Paris. I guess this would be Charles Le Roy in the 1800s, he's one of Paris finest clockmakers and also clockmaker to King Louis XVI.
Auguste Moreau Double figured Clock (1309)
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Auguste Moreau Double figured Clock (1309)
Beautiful Bronzed clock with two figures sculpted by Auguste Moreau (1834-1917) the acknowledged French Master of this genre. On the plaque: "Badinage" par Aug. Moreau
Horserider (1410)
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Horserider (1410)
Fine and beautiful late 18th C gilt bronze France Mantel Clock. The eight day movement has just been cleaned and it's running perfectly. The case includes intricate flowers and garlands and a young horse rider leaning against his favored horse that's tied up on the fence.
Napoleon Bonaparte Bust Clock
Napoleon Bonaparte Bust Clock
Antique statuary bronze bust of Napoleon portrayed in his famous Tricorn hat. Napoleon Bonaparte (15 aug.-5 may 1821) was na General of the French Revolution, and the Ruler of France as first consul (Premier Consul)of the French Republic from 11 nov. 1799-18 may 1804, then as Emperor of the French and King of Italy under the name Napoleon I. Napoleon is considered a military genius, and is known for commanding many succesful campaigns, although he is also known for some failures.
Silvered Figural MC (1313)
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Silvered Figural MC (1313)
French Silvered Figural Mantel Clock made by Japy Freres & cie. The globular silvered case with champleve enameled dial enclosing striking movement stamped "Japy Freres & Cie # 938" raised on a cherubic stand on an onyx plinth. Cherubs are described as winged beings, a form of angel mentioned several times in the bible in modern English. It is also known as a putti, which is a figure of a human baby or toddler, almost always male, often naked and having wings, found especially in Italian Renaissance and Baroque art.
Junghans Swinging Diana Clock
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Junghans Swinging Diana Clock
Gilded Diana Antique clock, the original well patinated gilded figure of Diana sitting on a round ebonised wooden base, supporting from her hand an 8-day gilt brass swinging antique clock with ribbons on the top, the fine quality German 8-day movement of small size with pin type escapement, the white enamel dial with blade Arabic numerals and blued spade hands.
Automaton Rocking Ship Clock (1312)
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Automaton Rocking Ship Clock (1312)
French Automaton Rocking Ship mantel clock. The Rococo gilt bronze case mounted with Neptune & shells enclosing the circular dial, resting on an oval rosewood base inlaid with mythological gods riding dolphins, containing a further silk thread suspension movement with masted ship swaying in front of a seascape painted tin panel. Note: A rocking ship automaton with movement by Cailly can be found in the collection of te Chateau-Musee de Dieppe, Musee the France. The bright gold plated bronze case work is a virtual cornucopia of nautical delights. Automaton = Animated mechanical Figure or scene.
Green Mougin three piece clock (1230)
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Green Mougin three piece clock (1230)
Beautiful three piece green mantel clock. The movement is signed A.D. Mougin, French clockmaker. The statue is signed: J. Guillot for Anatole J(ean) Guillot, 1865-1911) wellknown French artist.
Clock with birds on top (1051)
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Clock with birds on top (1051)
Stunning clock in black and gold marble with 2 birds on top. Roses flowing down the sides of the clock. Perfect working order.
Parcel gilt three piece clock (1092)
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Parcel gilt three piece clock (1092)
The movement is by Marti and has the clockmakers mark on the backplate along with the retailers mark. It is of excellent quality as you would expect from this maker. Marti was awarded the Bronze Medal in 1860 and was a wellknown clockmaker in Paris in the mid 18th Century.
Black Marble Clock
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Black Marble Clock
Dial: Henry Marc Paris
Marble Mantel Clock (1082)
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Marble Mantel Clock (1082)
Beautiful mantel clock, the movement is by Marti and has the clockmakers mark on the back plate along with the retailers name "Jarrier Clermont Ferrand" on the dial. Marti was awarded the Bronze medal in 1860 and was a well known clockmaker in Paris in the mid 18th Century. In 1860 it's known that their premises were situated at Le Pays de Montbeliard and in 1863 Marti worked with two other wellknown clockmakers, Roux and Japy Freres in promoting their clock movements.
Seated Sappho Mantel Clock (1054)
Seated Sappho Mantel Clock (1054)
Seated Sappho: Sappho was an ancient Greek poetess, born on the island of Lesbos. Her birth was sometime between 630 and 612 BC, and it is said she died around 570 BC, but little is knon for certain about her life. The bulk of her poetry, which was well-known and greatly admired throughout anitiquity, has been lost, but her immense reputation has endured through surviving fragments. The adjectives deriving from her name and place of birth (Sapphic and Lesbian) came to be associated with the love of one woman for another.
Boy and Girl brass mantel clock (1086)
Boy and Girl brass mantel clock (1086)
Swan Vase Empire Period Clock (1120)
Swan Vase Empire Period Clock (1120)
This very beautiful Clock is made in France around 1810/1820, Empire Period. The movement is signed Japy Freres. Excellent stylized bronze royale vase on a gilt bronze engraved stand with a square base with ornamens and four feet. The vase ears with feather engraved swansheads with palmette tails. The vase front with olive leaves and wreath ornament with ribbon. Early French Silk threaded suspension.
Raingo Freres Silvered horse Clock (1147)
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Raingo Freres Silvered horse Clock (1147)
Raingo Freres is one of the eminent Raingo brothers, the leading French makers of these clocks at the time. Raingo was of French origin and fled to Gand, Belgium circa 1800 and almost certainly remained there for the rest of his life. He is also recorded as being clockmaker to the Duc de Chatres in 1823. The company became Raingo Freres in 1823. The company became Raingo Freres circa 1825 and operated from various Paris addresses. Raingo made besides clocks also Orreries: An orrery is a mechanical device that illustrates the relative positions and motions of the planets and moons in the solar system in a heliocentric model. They are typically driven by a clockwork mechanism with a globe representing the Sun at the centre, and with a planet at the end of the arms. The two best known examples of this type are in the Royal Collection and at the Soane Museum, London.
Bronze mantel clock with bust of Socrates(1146)
Bronze mantel clock with bust of Socrates(1146)
(469-399 BC) Greek Philosopher, who profoundly affected wester philosophy through his influence on Plato.
Austrian Pottery clock (1157)
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Austrian Pottery clock (1157)
Austrian Pottery Mantel Clock signed Ernst Borsdorf 1910.
French Mantel Clock (1192)
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French Mantel Clock (1192)
2-pillar Mantel Clock (1049)
2-pillar Mantel Clock (1049)
The Movement is by Marti and has the clockmakers mark on the backplate. It is of excellent quality as you would expect from this maker. Marti was awarded the Bronze medal in 1860 and was a wellknown clockmaker in Paris in the mid 18th Century. In 1860 it's known that theis premises were situated at Le Pays de Montbeliard and in 1863 Marti worked with two other wellknown clockmakers Roux, and Japy Freres in promoting their clock movements.
Sevres porcelain mantel clock (1091)
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Sevres porcelain mantel clock (1091)
4-pillar Marble clock (1031)
4-pillar Marble clock (1031)
3 piece clock set, leather look (1110)
3 piece clock set, leather look (1110)
Figural Clock with miniature portrait (1122)
Figural Clock with miniature portrait (1122)
Louis XVI style marble clock (1112)
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Louis XVI style marble clock (1112)
The movement is by Marti and has the clockmakers mark on the backplate along with the retailers mark. It is of excellent quality as you would expect. Marti was awarded the bronze medal in 1860 and was a wellknown clockmaker in Paris in the mid 18th Century.
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