Antique French Empire ormolu mantel clock depicting Ceres on a chariot pulled by a bull

A very pretty and unusual small French Empire ormolu mantel clock. The fire gilded mercury ormolu is entirely original. The oval shaped base set upon four toupee feet and with a central applied ormolu mount of a basket, with crossed wheat and farming tools. The movement housed in a chariot, upon which sits the figure of Ceres holding a scythe. Ceres is the Roman goddess of corn and harvests. She is driving a very finely cast bull. The movement is a fine verge fusee watch timepiece. White enamel dial with moon hands and roman numerals. A rare and extremely fine model. Circa 1810 17cm High by 18cm long, 10cm deep.

Stock Number: 5556

Origin: France

Price: £3,600

Availability: In Stock

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