Mantel and Table Clocks

Table clock with musical movement

    Table clock with musical movement


    first half of the 19th century

    Wood, bronze, glass, fabric (velvet); silvering, gilding, carving

    Height 78 cm


    Clock movement with two drums, with notch wheel in the stroke movement. The automaton is placed in Chinese pagoda made of gilded bronze, with mirrored vertical plates and images of buildings in Paris, with the signatures: The Hotel de Ville, Notre Dame, Pantheon, Jardin Turc Parc de l'etoile Invalides, the automaton is connected with the musical movement mounted in the wooden base and starts spinning when the music sounds.