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Figural Mantel Clock by Goldscheider, 1890's
By Friedrich Goldscheider
Located in Barcelona, Cataluna
This lovely figural mantel clock by Goldscheider dates from the 1890s, and features the Latin saying on the face, "Amicitia- Vincit Horas" which translates to "friendship overcomes t...
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Early 20th Century Austrian Art Nouveau Mantel Clocks

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Ceramic

  • Figural Mantel Clock by Goldscheider, 1890's
  • Figural Mantel Clock by Goldscheider, 1890's
  • Figural Mantel Clock by Goldscheider, 1890's
  • Figural Mantel Clock by Goldscheider, 1890's
H 20.48 in. W 24.81 in. D 5.91 in.
Bronze Ansonia "The Composer " Figural Mantel Clock
Located in Hudson, NY
Bronze Ansonia " The Composer" figural mantel clock, with a seated figure surmounted on a Rococo style base. Clock is signed 4-inch porcelain dial with Roman numerals and stamped ste...
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Antique Early 1900s North American Mantel Clocks

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Bronze

Very Important French Japy Frères Figural Mantel Clock
By Japy Frères
Located in New York, NY
A very important French gilt bronze and Rouge marble figural mantel clock by Japy Frères Movement: Japy Frères (1806-1930) Origin: French Date: 19th century Dimension: 30 3/4 i...
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Antique 19th Century French Mantel Clocks

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Marble, Bronze

French Deniere Bronze & Marble Figural Mantel Clock
Located in San Francisco, CA
C. 19th Century This Amazing, Stunning French Deniere Bronze & Marble Figural Mantel Clock is probably one of my Favorite Pieces..... White Marble Body w/ Painted Bronze Cherub...
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Antique 19th Century Mantel Clocks

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Marble, Bronze

  • French Deniere Bronze & Marble Figural Mantel Clock
  • French Deniere Bronze & Marble Figural Mantel Clock
  • French Deniere Bronze & Marble Figural Mantel Clock
  • French Deniere Bronze & Marble Figural Mantel Clock
H 16.50 in. W 23.50 in. D 8.25 in.
19th Century French Gilt Bronze Figural Mantel Clock
Located in New York, NY
A fine french gilt bronze figural mantel clock. Surmounted on a plinth base with scrolling acanthus detail. Origin: French Date: 19th century Dimension: 22 in x 17 1/2 in.
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Antique 19th Century French Mantel Clocks

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Bronze, Ormolu

Louis XVI-Style Gilt Bronze and White Marble Figural Mantel Clock
Located in New York, NY
Louis XVI style gilt bronze and white marble figural mantel clock Origin: French Date: circa 19th century Size: 26-1/2 in x 19 in x 10-1/4 in.  
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Antique 19th Century French Louis XVI Mantel Clocks

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Marble, Bronze

French Empire Style Bronze Figural Mantel Clock with Seated Roman Soldier
Located in New York, NY
A very large French Empire style bronze figural mantel clock with seated Roman soldier of very fine quality casting. Stock Number: CC54.
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Antique 19th Century French Empire Mantel Clocks

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Slate, Bronze

19th Century French Porcelain and Gilt Bronze Figural Mantel Clock
Located in New York, NY
A fine quality gilt bronze and porcelain figural mantel clock. The figure of a maiden placing a garland of flowers over the cherub’s head. Origin: French Date: circa 1880 Dimen...
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Antique 19th Century French Mantel Clocks

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Ormolu, Bronze

19th Century Louis XVI Gilt and Patinated Bronze Figural Mantel Clock
Located in New York, NY
Fine quality Louis XVI gilt and patinated bronze figural mantel clock of Venus with cherubs. Fine quality Louis XVI gilt and patinated bronze figural mantel clock of Venus with cher...
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Antique 19th Century French Louis XVI Mantel Clocks

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Marble, Bronze, Ormolu

19th Century Napoleon III Fire-Gilt Bronze Figural Mantel Clock
Located in Baton Rouge, LA
This beautifully detailed Napoleon III fire-gilt bronze figural mantel clock is from France, circa 1860-1880. Featuring a graceful maiden in classical dress seated upon a boulder. Th...
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Antique 19th Century French Napoleon III Mantel Clocks

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Bronze

19th Century French Ormolu and Marble Figural Mantel Clock
Located in Debenham, Suffolk
19th century ormolu and marble figural mantel clock circa 1870. Parisian made mantel clock with 'foy a paris' marked on the white enamel clock face. Military themed clock with fig...
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Antique Late 19th Century French Victorian Mantel Clocks

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Ormolu

19th Century Figural Mantel Clock by Pierre Le Masson, Paris
By Pierre Le Masson Paris 1
Located in Paris, FR
Gilt bronze figural mantel clock featuring a young woman à l'antique seating above the dial. The case is richly adorned with ova, fruits, scrolls and foliage. The dial signed ESNE à ...
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Antique 19th Century French Napoleon III Mantel Clocks

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Bronze

French Empire Ormolu Figural Mantel Clock
Located in New York, NY
The enamel dial signed 'GALLE RUE VIVIENNE A PARIS’ Movement: Claude Galle (1759-1815) Origin: French Date: 19th century Size: Height 14 x 12 x 4 3/4 inches Claude Galle ...
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Antique 19th Century French Mantel Clocks

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Bronze

  • French Empire Ormolu Figural Mantel Clock
  • French Empire Ormolu Figural Mantel Clock
  • French Empire Ormolu Figural Mantel Clock
  • French Empire Ormolu Figural Mantel Clock
H 14 in. W 12 in. D 4.75 in.
Napoleon III Gilt and Patinated Bronze Figural Mantel Clock, Late 19th Century
Located in Palm Beach, FL
A Napoleon III Gilt and patinated bronze figural mantel clock, Late 19th Century: The Buccaneer. The dial signed 'Leroy/Paris' Height 22.5 in. (57.15 cm.).  
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Antique 19th Century More Clocks

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Bronze

Charles X Gilt and Patinated Bronze Figural Mantel Clock
Located in London, GB
The dial signed 'Ritter Aîné à Rouen', The case surmounted by a seated figure of Mars holding a scroll marked 'Marathon', seated on a cushioned throne with lion-paw feet, below hi...
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Antique 19th Century French Charles X Mantel Clocks

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Bronze

French Ormolu Figural Mantel Clock Depicting Amphitrite's Chariot
Located in New York, NY
Gilt and patinated bronze mantel clock depicting Amphitrite's chariot drawn by Dolphins attributed to F. Like. Origin: French Date: 19th century Dimension: 21 x 18 x 8 inches.
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Antique 19th Century French Mantel Clocks

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Bronze

French Neoclassical Revival Gilt-Bronze Ormolu Figural Mantel Clock
Located in New York, NY
French neoclassical Revival gilt-bronze ormolu figural clock depicting a woman in fancy dress holding paper and pen with a propped hand-held harp. The piece has an engine-turned dial...
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Antique 19th Century French Neoclassical Revival Mantel Clocks

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Bronze

Napoleon III Ormolu and Patinated Bronze Figural Mantel Clock
Located in New York, NY
With two putti flanking the bronze spherical clockface, topped by a garlanded trophy, the movement stamped BR DENIERE A PARIS/2197 Maker: Jean-François Denière (1774-1866) Origin...
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Antique 19th Century French Mantel Clocks

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Bronze

George III Patinated Bronze and Ormolu Figural Mantel Clock Signed W. Glover
Located in London, GB
A superb quality and rare George III patinated bronze and ormolu figural mantel clock by W. Glover of chronometer quality. Set on a circular black marble base, the putti stands on a ...
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Antique Early 19th Century English George III Table Clocks and Desk Clocks

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Marble, Bronze

Fine Quality Louis XV-Style Gilt Bronze Figural Mantel Clock
Located in New York, NY
The 8-day time and strike movement with silk thread suspension, dial signed "Raingo Freres, A Paris”. Origin: French Date: Mid/late 19th century Dimension: 23 in. x 27 in. x 12 in.
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Antique 19th Century French Louis XV Mantel Clocks

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Bronze

Amazing Ornate French Style Patinated Bronze Tiffany Figural Mantel Clock
By Tiffany & Co.
Located in Hopewell, NJ
Black marble mantel clock with Dore bronze highlights surmounted by a patinated bronze statue of two partially clad female figures, one holding a tambourine. Both females hold the ha...
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Antique Early 1900s North American Louis XVI Mantel Clocks

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Marble, Bronze

Large 19th Century French Gilt Bronze Figural Mantel Clock
Located in Los Angeles, CA
A fine large 19th century French gilt bronze mantel clock modeled in form of a classical lady wearing a toga sitting amidst broken columns as she is looking up while holding an angel...
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Antique Late 19th Century French Napoleon III Mantel Clocks

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Bronze

French Ormolu Figural Mantel Clock with Glass Dome, circa 1820
Located in Los Angeles, CA
A French Charles X period ormolu mantel clock. The drum case flanked by a young couple standing under a palm tree with flowers all around, while the lady touched the man's hand. The...
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Antique 1820s French Charles X Mantel Clocks

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Ormolu

Fine Quality Napoleon III Style Ormolu Figural Mantel Clock with a Putto
Located in New York, NY
The globe-form clock case surmounted by a putto and flanked by allegorical figures, on a spreading base cast with floral garlands. Origin: French Date: 19th century Dimension: 3...
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Antique 19th Century French Mantel Clocks

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Bronze

Carrier-Belleuse Napoleon III Gilt and Patinated Bronze Figural Mantel Clock
Located in New York, NY
Movement by Auguste Lemaire, Paris. Stamped to backplate with maker's mark and numbered "411", with white enamel chapter ring surrounding a gilt center inscribed "AUGst LEMAIRE" and ...
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Antique 19th Century French Mantel Clocks

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Bronze

Fine Quality Louis XVI Style Gilt Bronze Figural Mantel Clock and Marble Base
Located in New York, NY
The gilt ormolu eagle pediment, over two patinated bronze figures flanking a circular clock resting on five books, dial with Arabic numbers and gilt hands, signed but partially illeg...
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Antique 19th Century French Mantel Clocks

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Bronze

Early 19th Century Gilt Bronze Figural Mantel Clock
Located in Hudson, NY
Early 19th century Charles X style gilt bronze with figural design detail mantel clock. The clock features a surmounted soldier holding a shield. Eight day spring driven brass moveme...
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Antique Early 19th Century French Charles X Table Clocks and Desk Clocks

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Bronze

A 19th Century French Gilt & Patinated Bronze Figural Mantel Clock by Raingo
Located in Los Angeles, CA
A magnificent 19th century French Louis XVI style gilt and patinated bronze clock depicting mother and child, by Raingo Frères, Paris. The dial marked: Raingo Fres, A Paris. Circa ...
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Antique 19th Century French Louis XVI Clocks

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Bronze

Fine Gilt Bronze Figural Mantel Clock
By G. Philippe
Located in New York, NY
Ornate rocaille scrolled base with garland swags, centered the enamel white clock face with Roman and Arabic Numerals, the face with, G. Philippe, Palais Royal 66, flanked by two put...
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Antique 19th Century French Figurative Sculptures

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Bronze

  • Fine Gilt Bronze Figural Mantel Clock
  • Fine Gilt Bronze Figural Mantel Clock
  • Fine Gilt Bronze Figural Mantel Clock
  • Fine Gilt Bronze Figural Mantel Clock
H 24 in. W 23.63 in. D 7 in.
19th Century French Empire Gilt Dore Bronze Figural Amour & Psyche Mantel Clock
Located in Philadelphia, PA
Very fine gilt bronze figural mantel clock featuring cupid (also known as amour) swooning a butterfly winged psyche. This French mantel clock dates back to the early 1800s and is ver...
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Antique 19th Century French Empire Clocks

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Bronze

1881 Antique Marble Bronze Ansonia Figural Woman & Pheasant Bird Mantel Clock 19
By Ansonia Clock Company
Located in Dayton, OH
A rare and impressive Antique 1881 Ansonia open escapement mantel clock. Made of bronze and marble featuring neoclassical styling with a woman seated on a Corinthian column with her ...
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Antique 1880s Art Nouveau Mantel Clocks

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Marble, Bronze

French Empire Figural Gilt Bronze Mantel Clock
Located in New York, NY
Winged cupid with flowing robe, clock resting between wings and fabric, raised on bronze ormolu-mounted verde antico plinth. France, first half of the 19th century. Measures: H ...
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Antique 19th Century French Empire Mantel Clocks

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Marble, Bronze, Enamel

Charles X Figural Ormolu Mantel Clock Depicting Urania
By Nicholas Douillon
Located in Montreal, QC
This elegant clock is distinguished by its crisply modeled subject and the extraordinary completeness of its original finish. The seated figure is of Urania, muse of astrology, leani...
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Antique 1830s French Charles X Mantel Clocks

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Bronze

French Louis XVI Style Figural Gilt Bronze Mantel Clock - Étienne Le Noir, Paris
Located in Los Angeles, CA
A very fine and Palatial French Louis XVI style figural gilt bronze mantel clock. The vase shaped case surmounted with a pomegranate-cast finial and flanked by large satyr mask handl...
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Antique 19th Century French Louis XVI Mantel Clocks

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Bronze, Ormolu

Gilt Bronze Figural Mantle Clock
Located in New York, NY
Marks to movement: ELR, 1903, R73 to underside of lid. Origin: French Date: circa 1880 Dimension: 19 x 22 x 8 inches Notes: Zacharie Joseph Raingo (1775-1847) The Raingo...
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Antique 19th Century French Mantel Clocks

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Bronze

  • Gilt Bronze Figural Mantle Clock
  • Gilt Bronze Figural Mantle Clock
  • Gilt Bronze Figural Mantle Clock
  • Gilt Bronze Figural Mantle Clock
H 19 in. W 22 in. D 8 in.
Louis XV Style 19th-20th Century Figural Gilt Bronze White Marble Mantel Clock
By Alfred Emmanuel Louis Beurdeley
Located in Los Angeles, CA
A very fine and important palatial Louis XV style 19th-20th century figural gilt bronze white marble mantel clock with figures of cherubs, the enamel dial with Arabic numerals and fo...
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Antique 1890s French Louis XV Mantel Clocks

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Marble, Bronze

Gilt Bronze and Marble Figural Clock
Located in Atlanta, GA
A very fine gilt bronze, patinated bronze and marble clock by Marlin & Cottin, 26 rue Amelot, Paris. The body of the clock made rouge marble ornate with gilt bronze garlands raised o...
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Antique Late 19th Century French Louis XVI Mantel Clocks

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Marble, Bronze

  • Gilt Bronze and Marble Figural Clock
  • Gilt Bronze and Marble Figural Clock
  • Gilt Bronze and Marble Figural Clock
  • Gilt Bronze and Marble Figural Clock
H 22 in. W 12.5 in. D 12.5 in.
Louis XVI French Figural Mantle Clock
Located in Greenlawn, NY
Case: The ormolu rockwork case has patinated figures to the sides, military implements and several flags above and stands on a red variegated base with flattened bun feet. A celebr...
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Antique Late 18th Century French Louis XVI Mantel Clocks

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Ormolu, Bronze

  • Louis XVI French Figural Mantle Clock
  • Louis XVI French Figural Mantle Clock
  • Louis XVI French Figural Mantle Clock
  • Louis XVI French Figural Mantle Clock
H 15.5 in. W 13 in. D 7 in.
19th Century Figural Mantle Clock
Located in Dublin 8, IE
19th century figural mantle clock in the Rocaille manner, the boulle work case of waisted design decorated with finely cast ormolu mounts to the front and sides depicting a putto bea...
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Antique 19th Century European Mantel Clocks

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Brass

  • 19th Century Figural Mantle Clock
  • 19th Century Figural Mantle Clock
  • 19th Century Figural Mantle Clock
  • 19th Century Figural Mantle Clock
H 29.5 in. W 14.5 in. D 5.75 in.
19th Century French Gilt Figural Clock Set
Located in Norwalk, CT
An amazing piece dating to the early 19th century. This clock set is of the best quality, a true museum piece showcasing the expert bronze work that was done by the French at the tur...
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Antique Early 19th Century French Mantel Clocks

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Bronze

c.1810 French Figural Mantle Clock Signed Dubuc.
Located in Greenlawn, NY
Maker: Dubuc – Clockmaker. Case: The well-cast ormolu case depicts a barnyard scene with a maiden supporting a milk jug accompanied by several animals that include a sheep, ro...
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Antique Early 19th Century French Empire Mantel Clocks

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Ormolu, Bronze

Bronze Figural Clock by Deniere, Paris, circa 1870
By Maison Deniere
Located in Palm Beach, FL
A bronze figural clock by Deniere, Paris, circa 1870. Modeled as Cupid seated on his bow and quiver, a dove at his rear, the enamel dial signed Deniere Ft de Bronzes a Paris, the ...
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Antique 1870s Mantel Clocks

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Bronze

Gilt Bronze and Marble Figural Clock by Beurdeley
By Emmanuel-Alfred Beurdeley
Located in New York, NY
The mantel clock with a seated putto and birdcage. Maker: Alfred-Emmanuel Beurdeley (French, 1847-1919) Origin: French Date: 19th century Dimension: 26 in. x 13 1/2 in.
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Antique Late 19th Century French Napoleon III Mantel Clocks

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Bronze

Large 19th Century French Bronze Figural Chariot Clock
Located in Hudson, NY
Large 19th century French bronze figural chariot clock with 5 inches porcelain dial and fancy pierced gilt hands with brass spring driven movement. The clock has a half hour strike o...
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Antique 1840s French Mantel Clocks

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Bronze

19th Century Neoclassical Marble and Gilt Bronze Figural Mantle Clock
Located in Dublin 8, IE
A fine 19th century neoclassical statuary white marble and gilt bronze figural mantle clock, the finely cast patinated classical female in seated pose juxtaposed to gilded bronze clo...
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Antique 19th Century French Napoleon III Mantel Clocks

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Marble

c.1812 English Patinated, Ormolu and Marble Figural Mantle Clock
By Thomas Weeks
Located in Greenlawn, NY
Maker: Semaine (Thomas Weeks), clockmaker. Richard Smith, springmaker Merfield, dial enameler. Case: The extremely well-cast and finished patinated bronze and ormolu case de...
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Antique 1810s English Mantel Clocks

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Marble, Bronze, Ormolu

Large and Rare 1930s Art Deco Chrome Figural Clock
Located in Devon, England
This is a rare find, a wonderfully styled Art Deco, 1930s clock lamp, an example we've not had before. There's no makers name or mark so we only know that it's European and likely to...
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Mid-20th Century French Art Deco Mantel Clocks

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Onyx, Chrome

Empire Figural and Allegorical Gilt Bronze Clock Representing Astronom
Located in Vancouver, British Columbia
A fine early 19th century French Empire gilt bronze clock representing an allegory of astronomy; two classically draped maidens stand on either side of a cube containing the clock mo...
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Antique Early 19th Century French Empire Mantel Clocks

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Bronze

19th Century Ormolu Figural Clock by Monbro Aine, Jacquier & Henri Picard
By Monbro Ainé 1
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Imposing 19th century French Napoleon III Gilt Bronze striking Mantel clock. Flanked by two sitting cherubs and another two cherubs on top, this is another example of a fine French m...
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Antique 1860s French Napoleon III Mantel Clocks

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Ormolu

Allegorical Sevres Bisque Porcelain Figural Clock titled La Larcin De la Rose
By Manufacture Nationale de Sèvres
Located in Vancouver, British Columbia
A Fine example of Sevres biscuit porcelain showing an allegorical group of three classically draped young figures, two embracing; all standing beside the clock case which is surmount...
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Antique Mid-19th Century French Neoclassical Mantel Clocks

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Porcelain

Palace Size Raingo Freres Neoclassical Figural Mantle Clock and Candelabras
By Raingo Frères
Located in New York, NY
Palace size French 19 century Louis XVI style Raingo Freres two tone patinated and gilt bronze Figural Mantle Clock and Candelabras.
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Antique 19th Century French Louis XVI Mantel Clocks

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Bronze

French Empire Bronze Ormolu-Mounted Figural Clock, Early 19th c
Located in valatie, NY
This handsome bronze mantel clock is from the French Empire period with a standing figure placing his feathered hat on top of the clock. The clock’s enameled face is surrounded by an...
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Antique Early 19th Century French Mantel Clocks

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Bronze

Large 19th Century Sevres Style Porcelain Mounted Ormolu Figural Clock
Located in Los Angeles, CA
A magnificent French mantel clock in patinated bronze and original ormolu. Modeled with figures of two classically dressed females sitting back to back against the clock drum and rea...
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Antique 19th Century Mantel Clocks

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Ormolu

Large 19th Century Neoclassical Figural Bronze and Marble Mantle Clock
Located in New York, NY
Large 19th century neoclassical figural patinated with gilt highlight bronze and marble mantle clock depicting Diana The Hunter. The marble is hand painted with classical decorations.
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Antique 19th Century Italian Neoclassical Mantel Clocks

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Marble, Bronze

Bisquit Porcelain and Gilt Bronze Figural Clock of Perseus Freeing Andromeda
By Francois Ageron
Located in Vancouver, British Columbia
A fine and rare Bisquit porcelain and gilt bronze Louis XV figural clock f depicting a famous scene in Greek Mythology of Perseus freeing Andromeda. The clock case is made of Bisquit...
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Antique Late 18th Century French Louis XV Mantel Clocks

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Bronze

Regency Large Marble Dore Patinated Bronze Ormolu Clock Figural Cherub Maiden
Located in Roslyn, NY
A Regency monumental doré and patinated bronze ormolu-mounted on marble base clock adorned with figures of a Cherub and a Maiden, extremely large and heavy. Back cover is missing, no...
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Antique 19th Century French Neoclassical Mantel Clocks

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Marble, Bronze

19th Century French Doré Bronze and White Marble Figural Clock
Located in Los Angeles, CA
French doré bronze and white marble clock with figures of a scholar with a young student.
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Antique 19th Century French Mantel Clocks

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Marble, Bronze

Antique 19th Century French Marble Figural Globe Clock by Vincenti et Cie
By Vincenti et Cie
Located in Dublin, IE
A magnificent & most unusual French marble figural globe clock, the spherical shaped case forming the dial with applied Roman numerals, and arrow hands supported by three dancing put...
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Antique 19th Century French Victorian Mantel Clocks

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Marble, Ormolu

Unique 19th Century Empire-Style Figural Clock Depicting Cherub Recombinant
Located in Palm Desert, CA
Unique 19th century Empire-style gilt and patinated figural clock depicting ormolu cherub recombinant.
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Antique 19th Century French Empire Mantel Clocks

Early 19th Century French Empire Period Gilt Bronze Figural Clock
Located in Hamilton, Ontario
Early 19th century French Empire period gilt bronze figural clock. Free shipping within the United States and Canada.
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Antique Early 19th Century French Empire Mantel Clocks

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Figural Mantel Clock For Sale on 1stDibs

Find many varieties of an authentic figural mantel clock available at 1stDibs. A figural mantel clock — often made from metal, bronze and stone — can elevate any home. Your living room may not be complete without a figural mantel clock — find older editions for sale from the 18th Century and newer versions made as recently as the 20th Century. A figural mantel clock, designed in the Empire, Louis XVI or Louis XV style, is generally a popular piece of furniture. You’ll likely find more than one figural mantel clock that is appealing in its simplicity, but Raingo Frères, Ansonia Clock Company and Pierre Le Masson Paris produced versions that are worth a look.

How Much is a Figural Mantel Clock?

Prices for a figural mantel clock can differ depending upon size, time period and other attributes — at 1stDibs, they begin at $350 and can go as high as $124,500, while the average can fetch as much as $6,500.

Finding the Right Mantel Clocks for You

Personal time-telling devices may have migrated from our pockets to our wrists and finally onto our phones, but despite the convenience of a handheld digital timekeeper, nothing can beat well-made vintage, new and antique mantel clocks.

Invented by clockmakers in France and popularized in the 18th and 19th centuries, these practical yet ornate pieces were typically displayed on top of fireplaces or desks. While the most common mantel clocks were created in the traditional tambour style, which features a wide base that flares into an upright drum- or camelback-shaped case, modern clockmakers and furniture designers have experimented with their own ideas for these decorative objects over the years, introducing different forms and working with unconventional materials. A collection of whimsical, monochromatic handmade mantel clocks crafted by Dutch designer Kiki van Eijk, called Floating Frames, for example, features minimalist frames of anodized wire and ceramic clockfaces.

When shopping for an antique, vintage or new mantel clock, don’t be afraid to branch out. Wood mantel clocks of any era will bring a classic, elegant allure to the shelving in your living room or the bookcase in your bedroom, while Empire-style mantel clocks will comparatively boast eye-catching gilt bronze and pronounced sculptural attributes. Some Art Deco mantel clocks will feature an integration of marble or glass and will likely be marked by the decorative embellishments associated with that particular furniture style.

There’s just something about cool clocks, right? Spend your time with an extraordinary collection of mantel clocks on 1stDibs today.

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