French Hermaic Clock


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France Ca 1825

In the Roman world, cross-roads were often marked by a quadrangular boundary stone ("herme") surmounted by a mythological figure head and bust without arms. This magnificent Hermaic clock is representing Homer head and bust in a patinated dark brown bronze over a Verona yellow marble boundary stone. The dial is "bronze dore au mercure" and the clockwork works with a silk thread. The clock strikes every half and full hour. It has been entirely revised. Parisian work, Charles X period, circa 1825.

H 21.5 in. x W 8 in. x D 7 in.
H 54.61 cm x W 20.32 cm x D 17.78 cm

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