Wed, 17th Jul 2019 10:00

Summer Fine Art Auction

  Lot 205

A French ormolu and bronze empire style portico clock

A French ormolu and bronze empire style portico clock, 19th century, the stiff leaf cast cornice above a frieze of swans issuing foliate scrolls from their beaks over a 4 inch silvered dial with foliate embossed centre and Roman numerals and Breguet hands, within a drum case and cast surround, 8-day movement striking on a bell and with outside count wheel, grid iron style sunburst pendulum, the movement supported by four Corinthian capped columns and on a stepped plinth cast with a leaf and berry scroll motif, stiff leaf border and plain base and square gilt metal bracket feet, 53cm high, 13cm deep, 26cm wide

Sold for £180

Condition report

Portico columns a little loose, light surface wear, movement not guaranteed and will need servicing, general wear and tear commensurate with daily use


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