A Fine Gilt-Bronze and Sèvres Style Porcelain Mounted Figural Clock
FRANCE, Circa 1880
REF No. B73423
Stamped '4800 MF' and '55' with Japy Freres & Cie Medaille d'Honneur pastille mark, the gilt bronze stamped 'LC'.
Width :42 cm | 16¹/₂ in
Depth :18 cm | 19¹/₈ in
The eight-day twin-train movement striking on the half and full hour, counting the hours.
This fine clock has a gilt-bronze and bleu celeste ground Sèvres style porcelain portico form case, with a finely cast gilt-bronze figure of a dancing maiden with a tambourine and attendant putto.
The jewelled circular porcelain dial is centred by a reserve of two winged cherubs on the back of a recumbent lion, against a blue celeste ground with enamel Roman numerals.