Gilt-brass Figural Mantel Clock, France, c. 1840, a figure of a scholar dressed in renaissance attire with a book in his left hand seated on a formation of rocks with a gilt 3 1/4-in. roman numeral dial below, cast brass midsection and front scrolled foot panel depicting floral, swag, and shell decoration with a bust of a man at the front corners, eight-day time and countwheel strike movement with silk thread suspension, ht. 17 in.
minute hand twisted, surface wear to center of dial and figure, lacking pendulum.
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