Clock French Empire Ormolu Mantel
A Good French Empire ormolu Mantel Clock, the white enamel dial signed Bassot, Rue St Honore No.252, a Paris; silk suspension movement set in a globe flanked by Aurora holding a torch and lifting the Veil of Night, supported on a pedestal cast with blowing winds, with standing cockerel, the base with well cast plaque of winged figures and floral swags, circa 1805-1810 * The case attributed to Jean-Nicolas Picnot. See J-D Augarde: Les Ouvriers du Temps p.142, fig.103
These clocks are available to be seen at Walton House and they are part of the stock of our
business associate Richard Price.
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