Mantel and Table Clocks

Mantel clock with musical movement

    Mantel clock with musical movement



    Bronze, wood, glass; gilding, marquetry

    Height 65 cm; dial diameter 8 cm


    Louis Philippe gilt and patinated bronze automaton and musical cathedral mantel clock. Movement with anchor escapement and silk suspended pendulum, notch wheel bell striking, 8 cm enamel dial with Roman numerals and arrow-like hands forming the rosette window of a gilt and patinated church surmounted by pinnacles and a statue, above the road and bridge between houses on which travellers are moved along by the separately driven automaton mounted in a rosewood veneered marquetry inlaid oval base with separate cylinder musical movement.