Lot 43: French Bronze Silk Thread Mantle Clock
November 17, 2012
Pittsfield, MA, USALive Auction
Description: French Figural Bronze Silk Thread Mantle Clock. The dore bronze figure of a youthful Amor is seated on a pedestal stealing time; the pedestal has a fluted column draped with a strand of garland containing roses and leaves. The large figure is holding the clock up from a ribbon tied into a bow; has a 4 in. enameled dial signed Monbro Aine - A. Paris. Has a round brass silk thread movement with count wheel strike mechanism and bell; complete with pendulum. 21 in. high.