Vintage mid 19th Century French Empire Clock(504 views)
Description: This vintage, circa 1855, French Empire mantel clock is designed with a dore' bronze mythological subject upon a footed white marble & gilt bronze platform. The mounted bronze sculpture is that of the goddess Aurora racing against time to chase the dawn. She is posed in a decorative gilt bronze chariot pulled by two muscular stallions. The chariot wheel is accented with a white enamel clock dial with Arabic numerals. The clock is in excellent running order & has been cleaned professionally. It has a French bell & is key wind. Behind the bell, one finds the hallmark "Medalle D'argent, 1855, Vincenti & Cie.
Condition Report: excellent vintage condition
Notes: Although running & having all essential components, it may require a service, cleaning to keep time.
Dimensions: 14.5" tall X 18.75" wide X 4" deep
Artist or Maker: Vincenti & Cie
Medium: bronze, marble
Date: mid 19th century