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French Directoire clock with "sphinxes", in bronze and marble, early 19th

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French Directoire clock with "sphinxes", in bronze and marble, early 19th

This elegant clock is made of white marble, black marble and bronze. She has two beautiful sphinxes, sitting on pedestals decorated with stars and a row of pearls. Their wings support the movement signed "From the Lord to Saint Brieux". Above, there is a cup from which reeds escape and into which two swans come to drink. The base is adorned with a frieze of palmettes framed by two medallions with radiant masks. The pendulum takes the form of a mask of Hermes wearing his winged helmet. la France White marble, black marble, bronze Fully revised wire movement Sounds the hours and half hours Directoire [...]

Period : 19th century

Antique dealer : Gérardin et Cie

Gérardin et Cie

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Clocks