French Charles X Ormolu Mantel Clock

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Object Description

French Charles X Ormolu Mantel Clock

Rounded arched pillared case with fine ormolu floral mounts, chased decoration to the pillars standing on a raised plinth with applied mounts and resting on chased, compressed bun feet.

Rectangular raised plinth supporting Cupid with patinated bow and sheath of arrows below the cast, chased ormolu bezel surrounding the three and a half inch enamel dial with original ‘blued’ steel hands, blue Roman numerals signed ‘Mongin, a Paris’.

Eight day movement with silk suspension and outside countwheel striking the hours and halves on a silvered bell. C.1830

‘Dictionnaire Des Horlogers Francais’ by Tardy lists Mongin as working originally from the Rue Galande c.1820 then later from Rue Du Petit-Pont until c.1860

Object Condition

very good condition

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