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19th Century Neoclassical Style Ormolu and Marble Mantel Clock

$9,589.43

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This endearing French mantel clock combines lustrous ormolu and sumptuous white marble, making for a light and yet majestic work that perfectly compliments the masterfully executed Neoclassical design. The clock features the full-length ormolu figures of a decorated, uniformed Roman soldier and a small child, who stand with sheaths of wheat about their feet, and hold an oval mirror surmounted with a bow. The mirror is set atop the central, circular clock dial, which is mounted around its edge with laurel leaves and a bow. The clock dial features a white enamel face with Roman numerals and outer Arabic numerals, and bears the signature 'Ageron / A Paris'. The clock dial and figures are set onto curved, rectangular form ormolu steps, which are mounted onto a white marble base. The base is beaded with ormolu around the edges and features a frontal ormolu frieze of wave forms, all standing on four ormolu toupie feet.

Details

  • Dimensions
    Height: 19.69 in. (50 cm)Width: 15.36 in. (39 cm)Depth: 8.67 in. (22 cm)
  • Style
    Neoclassical (In the Style Of)
  • Materials and Techniques
  • Place of Origin
  • Period
  • Date of Manufacture
    19th Century
  • Condition
    Wear consistent with age and use.
  • Seller Location
    London, GB
  • Reference Number
    Seller: 93581stDibs: LU956310884713

Shipping & Returns

  • Shipping
    Estimated Customs Duties & Taxes to the Continental US: $0.
    Ships From: London, United Kingdom
  • Return Policy

    A return for this item may be initiated within 14 days of delivery.

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