A French Louis XV Style Gilt Bronze Wall Clock


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