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French Parisian Pendulum Louis XVI, Revolutionary, Late 18th Century

Réf : 76362

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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. France, Paris White marble, black marble, gilded bronze and bronze with brown [...]

Period : 18th century

Antique dealer : Gérardin et Cie

Gérardin et Cie

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