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French 19th Century Empire Portico Clock
This elegant period Empire ormolu-mounted white marble portico clock, circa 1830, is from France. The floral-and-foliate ormolu-mounted frieze sits above four Doric columns with gilt bronze collars and bases and surround the workings. The 4-1/2? enamel dial is marked “Sacré à Paris” and displays black hand painted Roman numerals and housed in a gilt bronze acanthus-leaf bezel over an unadorned pendulum. The whole rests on an ormolu-mounted plinth base with gilt bronze pad feet. This clock would be exquisite set atop a darker contrasting mantel (fireplace) or console table!
- Of the Period
- Place of Origin
- Date of Manufacture1830s
- Materials and Techniques
- WearWear consistent with age and use. Minor losses.
- DimensionsH 19.875 in. x W 11.125 in. x D 5.75 in.H 50.49 cm x W 28.26 cm x D 14.61 cm
- Seller LocationBaton Rouge, LA
- Seller Reference Number1288-8
- Reference NumberLU864814972322
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