An Ornate Gilt-Bronze Mounted Sèvres-Style Blue Ground Mantel Clock.
An Ornate Gilt-Bronze Mounted Sèvres-Style Blue Ground Mantel Clock, the shaped rectangular case painted with Venus and Cupid in a ‘jewelled’ gilt panel below a dial painted with a winged putto among clouds. The front of the clock has gilt-bronze trailing flowers draped above the clock face. The sides of the clock case have shaped painted panels in ‘jewelled’ gilt borders. The clock case is surmounted by a compressed urn and cover, painted with a putto within a shaped ‘jewelled’ gilt border and mounted with a gilt-metal flame finial.
The base has a gilt-bronze swag of flowers centered by a female mask within a shield.
French, Circa 1880.