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Early 19th c. Ormolu and Ebonized Wood Empire Portico Clock

France  –  Circa 1815

DIMENSIONS:
18.5 in.H x 9.5 in.W x 5.5 in.D
47 cmH x 24 cmW x 14 cmD

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Absolutely magnificent chased and ormolu coated bronzes on top & bottom friezes, around the dial and columns mounts. Dial is a patinated white metal with black Roman numerals.
Gorgeous – original -pendulum with its small roller to adjust the clock speed if needed.
Four ebonized wood columns holds up the movement,They are resting on a wooden base supported by four small feet.
A great classic Empire form clock in working condition that comes with a key.

OF THE PERIOD: Empire
DATE OF MANUFACTURE: 1815
PERIOD: 1810-1819
MATERIALS AND TECHNIQUES: Ebonized Wood, Gilt Bronze, Brass
CONDITION: Good. There has been some small repairs to the wood base on edges.
WEAR: Wear consistent with age and use. Minor structural damages. Minor fading.
DIMENSIONS:
18.5 in.H x 9.5 in.W x 5.5 in.D
47 cmH x 24 cmW x 14 cmD