DescriptionA THREE PIECE FRENCH GILT BRONZE, CLOISONNÉ AND CHAMPLEVÉ ENAMEL CLOCK GARNITURE
Maker unknown, France, circa 1875
Marks to mechanism: 836
19-1/8 inched high x 10-1/2 inches diameter (48.6 x 26.7 cm) (clock)
The temple-form garniture with champlevé enamel to columns and pendulum, cloisonné enamel to clock face, steps and dome, raised on four feet, the clock and two temple-form tempietti pendants with steps leading to platform supporting Corinthian columns which in turn carry a dome rising from a frieze, columns of clock are numbered with a series of dots, tempietti with sphinx sitting upon columnar pedestal.
Bronze with aging to patina, minor loss of enamel, face with rubbing to arabic numeral, and other wise is very good condition.
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