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An Empire pendulum with figural allegories


An Empire pendulum with figural allegories


Lot-No. 536 | Proceeds: 4.700,00 €

France, 19th cent. Bronze, fire gilded, brass and marbled stone. Movement with escapement, strike on half and full hour on bell, verso numb. 576. Brass dial with engraved roman numerals, iron hands, framed by laurel wreath. Above base with relief of figure as allegory of wisdom and time, framed by plastical figures as allegories of fortune and victory, with attribures of palm leaf, cornucopia, palette, brush, hammer and helmet. The eagle carries the clock case. With key. H. 74,5 cm, w. 55,5 cm, d. 22 cm.

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