M171 French Empire mantel clock 'La laitiere', ca. 1820.

M171 French Empire mantel clock 'La laitiere', ca. 1820.

Price: € 5950

Offered by Van Brug Collection



M171 French Empire mantel clock 'La laitiere', ca. 1820. M171 French Empire mantel clock 'La laitiere', ca. 1820.

French Empire mantel clock 'La laitiere', ca. 1820.

Signature: Le Clerc a Bruxelles

Gilt bronze Empire clock depicting a horse-riding milkmaid. Eight-day movement with striking train. On the patinated base, two women in antique dress on either side of a cow, tasting and churning cream.

Literature: Tardy: French clocks the world over, Part II, p. 361.

Pierre Kjellberg: Encyclopedie de la pendule francaise etc., p. 376/377.

Vergoldete Bronzen, Ottomeyer en Pröschel, pagina 364. 

Origin
Belgium
Period
1820
Signature
Le Clerc a Bruxelles
Reference
100-183

Offered by

Van Brug Collection

Hoofdstraat 35
8162 AB Epe
The Netherlands

+31 (0)612966627
http://www.vanbrugcollection.eu

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