Antique Empire period ormolu mantel clock by Deverberie

By Deverberie, Jean-Simon (French, 1764-1824)

£55,000

This large antique mantel clock is significant for its unusual ormolu pendulum, which hangs impressively below the central dial in its own space.

 

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Description

The two-tone gilt arched case centred by a circular enamel dial signed 'Deverberie & Comp a Paris', with hanging pendulum below, decorated in relief with musical and dancing putti, maidens, floral swags, acanthus leaves and a lions head, on four paw feet.

Details

Artist / Maker
By Deverberie, Jean-Simon (French, 1764-1824)
Country of Origin
French
Date of Manufacture
c. 1805
Period
Early 19th Century
Style
Animal / Animalier, Empire, Music / Musical
Material
Ormolu (Gilt Bronze)
Colour
Gold

Dimensions

Height
66 cm / 26 inches
Width
46 cm / 18.1 inches
Depth
20 cm / 7.9 inches

Reference:
013567

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