Gilt Bronze and Enamel Tambour No. 1 Mantel Clock
- Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - 2760M
- Date / Time :
- November 01, 2014 10:00AM
Gilt Bronze and Enamel Tambour No. 1 Mantel Clock, attributed to Brocot, No. 572/110, Paris, c. 1860, the fluted top section with a 6 1/2-in. Roman numeral dial against a pink ground with gilt and enamel decoration in the center of two cherubs near a winter campfire all in a beaded brass bezel, the lower section with classical leaf scrolls and swags, two panels depicting the harvest and a lower base frieze with three cherubs in a winter scene all on flattened ball feet, the movement of approximately two-week duration, rack and snail strike, approximately 10-in. pendulum and back plate stamped AB within a star, pendulum and key, set on a raised, carved, and gilded plinth with worn silk fabric cover marked on the underside Tambour No. 1, stamped DS within an oval and a paper label marked in pen No. 572/110, and this set on an ebonized hardwood oval pediment marked in pencil in a similar manner to above and Mr. Brocot, all framed for a fitted glass shade, ht. 24 in.
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