Antique French Charles X ormolu mantle clock with beehive.

A French Charles X ormolu mantel clock with bees, beehive and maiden.The beehive mounted with bees. To the left of the beehive is the figure of Demeter the Greek godess of agriculture holding a cornucopis in one hand and a laurel spray in the other. To the right can be seen a plough and bow. The base has a fine and unusual scene cast in high relief of Demeter in a chariot being drawn by a lion with a rural scene of plenty. All set on bracket feet decorated with cornucopia. It has a foliate decorated dial with Roman numerals. 8 day silk suspended pendulum movement striking the hours and halves on a fine cast bell by means of countwheel striking. France circa 1820. Heigh 17 inches by 13 inches wide by 5 inches deep ( 42cm x 33cm x 13cm) .

Stock Number: 5157

Price: SOLD

Availability: SOLD

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