late c19th french napoleon iii period empire style siena marble and ormolu clock garniture

Late C19th French Napoleon III period Empire style siena marble and ormolu clock garniture .


Price

£1,200

Item Ref

ML 185

Description

Late C19th French Napoleon III period Empire style siena marble and ormolu clock garniture.
Smart Empire-style clock garniture of 'siena brocatelle' ,or Convent Siena, figured yellow marble with ormolu mounts . The clock with a well-cast Empirical central spread eagle atop a thunderbolt mount. The side supports with flambeau finials. The enamel clock face with Roman numeral markings and engine-turned central panel . Fitted with an 8-day bell-striking movement . Raised upon a breakfront form rectangular plinth base .
The whole garniture of architecturally inspired obelisk design . The pair of twin-branch candelabras with well-designed and cast foliate candle arms of organic floral inspiration. The whole garniture embellished with stylised classical anthemion ormolu bronze mounts . The pendulum with sun-mask cast detail .The rectangular bases each with chained mounts and raised on polished ormolu flat bases.
In good original condition with no damage or losses.
Will be serviced and be sold in working order .
The surface of the mounts with some wear commensurate with age and a dark aged patination with highlights.
H (clock) 16"
W 10"
D 5"
H(candelabras) 15"
W 5"
D 4"
France c.1870


Established in the Cathedral City of Worcester for over 30 years , M.Lees&Sons , run by Michael Lees ,have been dealing with public and trade from show-rooms in an early Georgian town-house. We aim to provide a straight-forward approach to our business and build lasting relationships with our customers. As members of the 'London and Provincial Antique Dealers Association' , we provide full descriptive details , date ,authenticity and any available provenance ,with full disclosure of any restoration or repair which may have taken place .
Whether buying for pleasure , decoration or investment, we welcome you to our web-site or premises .
Past projects have included advising clients on forming and disposing of collections , furnishing period properties , hotel and commercial projects , also a shoot-room and lodge .
All goods are available to view and owned by M.Lees&Sons .
If visiting, a telephone call prior is advisable as due to the demands of the business the show-room does not have regular hours . Please feel free to contact us if we can be of assistance .
www.leesantiquesworcester.com.
Tel. 01905 26620 / 07860826218
Located in the centre of Worcester in the shadow of the Cathedral with easy parking nearby. Exit Junction 7 M5 and follow the signs for Worcester Porcelain Museum . Our premises are located 100 metres from the Museum and 50 metres from Pay&Display car-park in nearby King St.
Internal Ref: ML 185


Dimensions

Height = 40 cm (16")
Width = 25 cm (10")
Depth = 12 cm (5")



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