Réf : 76362
French Parisian Pendulum Louis XVI, Revolutionary, Late 18th Century
This very beautiful pendulum "gantry" style of Louis XVI presents, something very rare, a dial "Revolutionary" based on the decimal time.
It is richly decorated with gilded bronze, brown patina bronze, white marble and black marble. At the top is an eagle slaying a snake, with on the sides two loves carrying garlands of flowers. The dial is decorated with laurel leaves and a trophy with musical instruments. There are pilasters covered with busts of women adorned with cornucopias.
The pendulum takes the form of a sun.
White marble, black marble, gilded bronze and bronze with brown [...]