Attributed to Bavozet Frères.
Clock known as "à la cathédrale" in the Charles X style in chased and gilded bronze, representing the cathedral of Notre-Dame de Reims of the 13th century, resting on a mahogany veneer base with several levels. Good condition.
19th century, circa 1827.
Movement signed RAINGO FRÈRES PONS à Paris, with the gold medal received 1827.
Some identical clocks have movements signed Petit and dated to the 1830s. Similar clocks are kept in the Museum of Evreux, Peterhof Palace in Russia and in private royal collections in England and Sweden. A similar clock is reproduced in the book "Encyclopédie de la pendule française", Paris, 1997, p.45 (fig. g).
Height : 50 cm (total) and 36.5 cm (cathedral).
Length : 39,5 (total) and 24,5 cm (cathedral).
Depth : 21,5 (total) and 11 cm (cathedral).
15 000 €
Price : on request