French antique Charles X ormolu mantel clock of Aurora.

A fine antique French figural mantel clock in ormolu and of the Charles X or Romantic period. The gilding is entirely original and of exceptional quality and condition. The casting and chasing of the clock case is exceptional. The figure of Aurora, the Goddess of the dawn is shown standing upon a wheel swirling among clouds and on the dome of the earth . She has her arms raised and is lifting the cloak of night from the sun, depicted as the dial of the clock. The base of the clock beautifully decorated with applied mounts of floral swags. The movement is an 8 day silk suspension clock wi hich strikes the hours and halves upon a bell. France circa 1825. 26 inches high with base of 6.5 inch diameter ( 65 cms by 16.25 cms).

Stock Number: 4609

Origin: France

Price: SOLD

Availability: SOLD

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