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French Mid-19th Century Empire Style Ormolu Portico Clock



An exquisite French mid-19th century Empire style ormolu portico clock. The clock raised on a rectangular base with finely chased borders and satin and burnish finish interlocking circles. Above are four ormolu columns with berried laurel plinths and intricately chased capitals. The impressive top crown with a finely chased Rai de Coeur designed border, above rosette blocks. Centered is the very impressive ormolu dial and pendulum adorned with finely chased rosettes. All original gilt.


  • Dimensions
    Height: 21.5 in. (54.61 cm)Width: 10 in. (25.4 cm)Depth: 5.5 in. (13.97 cm)
  • Style
    Empire (In the Style Of)
  • Materials and Techniques
  • Place of Origin
  • Period
  • Date of Manufacture
    Mid-19th Century
  • Condition
    Wear consistent with age and use.
  • Seller Location
    West Palm Beach, FL
  • Reference Number
    Seller: 55271stDibs: LU949920995862

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    Ships From: West Palm Beach, FL
  • Return Policy

    A return for this item may be initiated within 3 days of delivery.

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Located in West Palm Beach, FL
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