Antique porcelain mantel clock with flowers by Jacob Petit

By Petit, Jacob (French, 1797-1868)

£6,500

This elegant antique clock is one of Petit's finest works, combining elements of the refined Neoclassical style with a vibrant Rococo appearance.

 

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Description

Charles X period, the central circular dial surrounded by an ormolu foliage wreath, the outer porcelain case parcel gilt and florally decorated on black ground, raised on a similarly decorated base, marked to the underside 'J P'

Details

Artist / Maker
By Petit, Jacob (French, 1797-1868)
Country of Origin
French
Date of Manufacture
c. 1825
Period
Early 19th Century
Style
Belle Époque, Floral
Material
Ormolu (Gilt Bronze), Porcelain
Colour
Black, Multi-coloured

Dimensions

Height
36 cm / 14.2 inches
Width
18.5 cm / 7.1 inches
Depth
10 cm / 3.9 inches

Reference:
014422

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