French Empire Ormolu Mantel Clock

/ French Empire Ormolu Mantel Clock

French Empire Ormolu Mantel Clock

A Good French Empire ormolu Mantel Clock, the white enamel dial signed Bassot, Rue St Honore No.252, a Paris; silk suspension movement set in a globe flanked by Aurora holding a torch and lifting the Veil of Night, supported on a pedestal cast with blowing winds, with standing cockerel, the base with well cast plaque of winged figures and floral swags.

The case attributed to Jean-Nicolas Picnot. See J-D Augarde: Les Ouvriers du Temps p.142, fig.103

Height:  17"/43cm

circa 1805-1810 

£7,250

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