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Jean-André Reiche: An opulent Empire Pendule 'Chariot of Telemachos'


Jean-André Reiche Bronzier, Paris, active 1752-1817, attr.

An opulent Empire Pendule 'Chariot of Telemachos'


Lot-No. 350 | Proceeds: 10.100,00 €

Paris, around 1810. After model of Jean Baptiste Boyer (Sculptor born 1783, died 1835). Bronze firegilded, polished, engraved. Plinth with relief scene probably of Telemachos, Odysses, Kalypso and one nymphe). Chariot wheel with enamel dial ring, black roman numerals, Breguet hands, movement visible. Round pendulum movement, count wheel striking mechanism on bell for half and full hour, thread suspension. H. 48,5 cm, w. 26,5 cm, d. 13,5 cm. - Literature: Pierre Kjellberg, Encyclopédie de La Pendule Francaise, 1997, p.417, fig. D.; Elke Niehüser, Die Französische Bronzeuhr, 1997, p. 68-69. - Provenance: Private Collection Hamburg. -

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