A Clock Garniture in the Louis XVI Manner
By Le Roy et Fils
The ormolu clock case and accompanying candelabra dressed with blue ‘Sevres’ style hand decorated polychrome panels to the face and sides, depicting amorini, flowers, and musical instruments; the clock having volutes and fasces framing the face, with gilt painted borders and the hours delineated in Roman numerals; the two train movement has a Brocot escapement, enabling the eight day movement, and the hours are struck on a bell; with a pair of ormolu putti resting atop. The dial and backplate signed by the maker “Le Roy et Fils […] Regent Street […]” and “Le Roy et Fils,” respectively.
French, Circa 1875