DescriptionA French Neoclassical Bronzed Metal and Marble Mantle Clock, circa 1870
Marks to mechanism: F.A., 705
13-1/2 inches high x 18-1/2 inches wide x 5-1/4 inches deep (34.3 x 47.0 x 13.3 cm)
The faux bronze clock with allegorical male figure reclining on bench, clad in flowing rob and crowned with laureate wreath, holding scroll in one hand and lyre and wreath in the other, flanked to the left by clock case, decorated with books, foliage, and gargoyle caryatids, raised on ovoid black marble plinth with reeded channels to terminals on each end.
Estimate: $3,000 - $5,000.
Wear to bronzed finish displaying white metal underneath, edges of marble base to rear display minor chipping, chipping/repair to glass door of clock mechanism to rear, otherwise good condition. Heritage does not guarantee the working order or completeness of clock mechanisms.
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