Amor & Psyche, Thomas á Paris ormolu mantel clock Bronze 1815 Epoque Empire MintThomas á Paris ormolu mantel clock Bronze 1815 Epoque Empire. Large, Parisian Pendule Bronze Amor and Psyche around 1815. Large, Parisian Pendule Thomas á Paris ormolu mantel clock Bronze Amor and Psyche around 1815 Epoque Empire. The case is supported by 4 rounds of feet decorated with acanthus leaves, on which the square base is built, fine relief with lotus blossoms foliage, centered love scene with Cupid and psyche in flower garden embraces. Above it the clockwork is placed in the middle, on the left side Amor holds a vase with flowers, on the right side there is a classicistic lid vase on a pedestal, a wine pot and a drinking bowl. In the left hand Armor holds a garland of flowers in front of a butterfly sitting. The bronze case is in an age-appropriate very good condition the fire-gilding original, not gilded!!! Beautiful the contrast between the matt and bright gilded parts. The movement with thread suspension and lever escapement was checked, oiled and readjusted by the watchmaker, it runs about 8 days and strikes the half and full hours on a bell. The signed enamel dial is also very nicely preserved, minimal chips on the winding holes, the numbers are Roman. Original blued Breguet steel hands. Dimensions: Height 42cm Width: 34cm Depth: 12cm Dial diameter 80mm. Reference : Thomas á Paris is listed in Pierre Kjellberg: La Pendule Francaise p. 526 with further references. Height 42cm Width: 34cm Depth: 12cm. Sehr schön / very nice. The love for old things has kept me working as an antique dealer for over twenty-five years. Originally born in Denmark, I have been living in Berlin for a long time. Always on the search for small and large treasures, the quality and the high craftsmanship of the individual pieces mean a lot to me. A fast, customer-friendly and uncomplicated process is particularly important to me. I wish you a lot of fun while browsing, should you have any questions, do not hesitate to contact me carsten berger. The item "Amor & Psyche, Thomas á Paris ormolu mantel clock Bronze 1815 Epoque Empire Mint" is in sale since Thursday, November 15, 2018. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Clocks\Antique (Pre-1930)\Shelf, Mantel". The seller is "carsten.antik" and is located in Potsdam. This item can be shipped worldwide.
- Brand: Thomas a Paris
- Modified Item: No
- Clock Type: Mantel
- Country/Region of Manufacture: France