Miniature French Empire ormolu mantel clock of soldier.

Miniature French Empire ormolu mantel clock of soldier.
Fine miniature French Empire clock in ormolu. Dating from the First French Empire period with original ormolu and with fine enamel dial and movement signed The clock stands upon fine and delicate toupee feet. The the base is an applied ormolu mountof crossed standards tied with ribbon and with laurel branches. To the left of the dial stands a ssoldier in greatcoat and bearskin chapeau with moustache epaulets and his arm in a sling and a decoration on his breast. He has his left hand raised and resting on a forget-me-not flower and laurel wreath in front of two crossed battle axes. The white enamel covex dial with Roman hour numerals and blued steel hands. It is surrounded by a fine ormolu bezel of roses. The fusee movement is signed Viger a Paris No. 1767. Viger was working at Rue Basse Porte St-Denis from 1804 -10 and Rue Ste-Barbe between 1812-20. France circa 1810-12. 8.125 inches high by 5.75 inches wide by 2.75 inches deep ( 20.3 cm by 14.375 cm by 6.875 cm).

Stock Number: 5300

Price: £2,550

Availability: In Stock

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