Tuesday, November 25, 2003

EMPIRE GILT AND PATINATED BRONZE SCULPTURAL MANTEL CLOCK, LESIEUR À PARISCIRCA 1800

EMPIRE GILT AND PATINATED BRONZE SCULPTURAL MANTEL CLOCK,
LESIEUR À PARISCIRCA 1800
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MEASUREMENTS
height 64 cm
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DETAILED DESCRIPTION
Restored enamel dial with Roman numerals signed Lesieur à Paris, steel Breguet hands, finely gilt engraved oak-leaf bezel, movement with anchor escapement signed Lesieur, countwheel striking on a bell. silk suspended pendulum, finely cast and chiselled patinated case with laurel relief to the side surmounted by an ormolu urn, an ormolu sword and axe running through, supported by a column and flanked by two classical helmets, the rectangular moulded base with applied ormolu leaf relief raised on four claw feet, bronzework of high quality
(SDK) - Sale: AM0907 Location: Amsterdam /LOT 134 /22,513 EUR
PROVENANCE: Private collection (SDK)