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A French Louis XV Style Gilt Bronze Wall Clock

Description

Circa 1880

 

Origin: Paris

 

Depth: 3″
Width: 25″
Height: 43″

 

Style: Louis XV

 

Maker: Jacques Caffieri

 

Condition: Excellent Working condition

 

Materials & Techniques Notes: Gilt Bronze

 

The bottom with a figure of a Bearded man

 

The associated circular bronze and enamel dial with Roman and Arabic Numerals

 

The cartouche-shaped case representing sunrise and sunset, surmounted by a putto and doves in the Venus’ chariot above clouds in front of a large sunburst. The sides with scrolling foliage and the tapered lower part with a group depicting an astute man with an eagle