Clocks

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A very fine French First Empire ormolu bronze silk thread mantle clock, circa 1800, signed “Duboc” for Jaques Nicolas Pierre Francois Dubuc, the famed Parisian clock-maker,circa 1800-1810 (For a larger image, simply click on any photograph) This exceptional clock is of … Continue reading

An early ninteegth century French mantel clock in gilded porcelain. Hands track the hours and minutes on white, enamel dial with hours marked in Roman numerals. The porcelain is brightly gilded to form fluting on the body, and below the fluting are … Continue reading

A French First Empire ormolu bronze mantel clock in the shape of an Etruscan vase with two high handles and stalks of wheat. The subdued decor of the vase features a butterfly, small flowers, and wreaths. The white enameled dial is framed … Continue reading

A First Empire period portico clock in gilt bronze and marble, decorated with flower vases set above canopies, dolphins, and scrollwork. The sculpted, gilt clock face marks the hours in Roman numerals and is bordered with water leaf and small … Continue reading

A French Charles X mahogany and ormolu mounted Lyre form mantle clock, circa 1825-1835, with an eight-day movement and very refined French ormolu mounts, signed twice on the case in ink “Blondeau” and C. Blondeau”,  for Charles Blondeau of Paris. (For a larger image, … Continue reading

A fine French Restauration period gilt bronze mantle clock with a female figure in clinging Classical robes holding a garland of flowers, circa 1820-1830 (For a larger image, simply click on any photograph) On the other side of the case, there rests two … Continue reading

An exceptional French ormolu gilt-bronze mantel clock  depicting a winged putto in an antique chariot pulled by two doves resting on a platform adorned with water leaves. The vase containing the white enamelled dial, with Roman numerals for hours and … Continue reading

A very rare late eighteenth century French “skeleton” clock, late Louis XVI period, circa 1770-1790, comprised of a Carrera marble base, fitted with a ormolu frieze, and marble supports below and demi-lune arch of ormolu-bronze. The clock’s mechanism is partially seen … Continue reading

An exceptional New Jersey Federal mahogany tall-case clock, circa 1800 Sold to a collector, Georgetown, Virginia