Antique French massive mantel clock of Psyche and Cupid signed Deniere.

Antique French massive mantel clock of Psyche and Cupid signed Deniere.
Antique French massive mantel clock of Psyche and Cupid signed Deniere. Superb example after the original late 18th century model by Claud Michalon. This version was made by the famous early 19th century bronzier Deniere. These fabulous and sexy bronzes are entwined around each other as Psyche holds a gilded floral wreath over the head of Cupid. The eight day movement regulated by a silk suspended pendulum and striking the hours and halves on a bll by means of the countwheel system. Consructed of black marble, patinated bronze and original ormolu with lower wooden base. Signed to the bottom of the annular white enamel dial Deniere Ft. de Bzes a Paris. Deniere was known to have been working at the Rue Turenne in 1812 and after 1820 at the Rue d'Orleans. France, circa 1815-20. 36 inches high by 24 inches wide and 10 inches deep ( 90 cm by 60 cm by 25 cm).

Stock Number: 5091

Price: £14,250

Availability: In Stock

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