AN EMPIRE ORMOLU AND VERDE ANTICO MARBLE STRIKING 'PENDULE AU CHAR DE L'AMOUR'
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AN EMPIRE ORMOLU AND VERDE ANTICO MARBLE STRIKING 'PENDULE AU CHAR DE L'AMOUR'

CIRCA 1810

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AN EMPIRE ORMOLU AND VERDE ANTICO MARBLE STRIKING 'PENDULE AU CHAR DE L'AMOUR'
CIRCA 1810
CASE: modelled as cupid riding a chariot drawn by a pair of Arab stallions, on marble plinth base applied with ormolu attributes of love, on paw feet DIAL: the wheel to chariot with white enamel Roman chapter ring around a skeletonised centre, gilt-brass Breguet-style hands MOVEMENT: the twin barrel movement with recoil anchor escapement, silk suspension and count wheel strike to bell; with pendulum, winding key and two regulating keys
15 in. (38 cm.) high; 17½ in. (44.4 cm.) wide; 4¾ in. (12 cm.) deep
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