A large French Empire mantel clock 'Genie et Imagination', Clodion circa 1810

A large French Empire mantel clock 'Genie et Imagination', Clodion circa 1810

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A large French Empire mantel clock 'Genie et Imagination', Clodion circa 1810 A large French Empire mantel clock 'Genie et Imagination', Clodion circa 1810 A large French Empire mantel clock 'Genie et Imagination', Clodion circa 1810 A large French Empire mantel clock 'Genie et Imagination', Clodion circa 1810 A large French Empire mantel clock 'Genie et Imagination', Clodion circa 1810

8-day movement with half hour striking, finely cast and chiseled bronze case with verde antico marble base, Bronzier: Clodion

11.5-cm enamel dila with Roman numerals and outer callibration for date signed Thiery à Paris, pierced gilt hands, 8-day spring-driven movement with anchor escapement and silk suspended pendulum, half hour countwheel striking on a bell, finely cast and chiseled bronze case shaped as a classical altar surmounted by books and an armarilly sphere, flanked by a classical nude winged man holding a flambeau personifying 'Genius', on the other side a classical female personifying 'Imagination', on a break front ormolu base with high relief, verde antico marble plinth on turned feet, Bronzier and design by Claude Michel Clodion (1738 – 1814)

Origin
Paris
Period
ca 1810
Signature
Thiery a Paris
Reference
300-26
Sizes
62 x 43 x 19 cm

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Gude & Meis Antique Clocks

Nieuwe Spiegelstraat 60
1017DH Amsterdam
The Netherlands

+31 (0)20 6129742
http://www.gudemeis.com/

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