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Gilt Bronze Figural Mantle Clock in the Classical Style, made by Japy Freres, retailed by Hersant, Paris, ca. 1871

Gilt Bronze Figural Mantle Clock in the Classical Style, made by Japy Freres, retailed by Hersant, Paris, ca. 1871

Product Description:

Gilt bronze figural mantel clock in the classical style with a Greco-Roman figural sculpture, made by Japy Freres, Paris, France, and retailed by Hersant of Paris, France, ca. 1871

Case: Gilt bronze figural mantel clock case with a Greco-Roman Goddess of the Harvest sitting atop the clock while resting a foot on a cornucopia of fruits and vegetables next to a basket of flowers. On the left a gilt pillar supports a handled Greek jug (possibly wine). The clock sits centrally on the case embellished with baskets of fruit and flowers. The broad horizontal base with applied fenestrated gilt rococo decoration. The case rests on engraved gilt barrel feet.

Dial: Two part dial with white porcelain Roman hour chapter ring, closed minutes to the outside, gilt guilloche dial center with steel French Roman hands.

Movement: Round solid brass plate French made movement cast with the Japy Freres medallion and having an oval in the upper left indicating Hersant was the retailer in Paris, 1871.

Dimensions:

Height 16.5 in. x Width 12 in. x Depth 4 in.

Condition:

Several small hairline fractures in the porcelain hour chapter of the dial. Otherwise the clock appears fine. According to the current owner, the clock is working condition. Please contact cataloging@lofty.com for specific condition questions. Lofty does not guarantee the working condition of clocks.

Provenance:

Private collection

Questions:

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SKU: 01tj00000032aT2AAI

 
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Gilt Bronze Figural Mantle Clock in the Classical Style, made by Japy Freres, retailed by Hersant, Paris, ca. 1871

Listed price: $4,500.00
 

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