Gilt Classical Figural Mantel Clock, France, c. 1840, musical muse sits playing a lyre while a putto stands by holding music, dial with applied floral wreath surrounding the enamel roman numeral chapter ring and engine-turned center, on a rectangular raised base with applied mythological scene, all on flattened ball feet, eight-day time and strike movement with silk thread suspension, ht. 19 in.
Gilt in overall good condition. Dial hairlines and a small edge chip near "I".
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