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A French ormolu mounted white marble striking portico mantel clock, circa 1790

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A French ormolu mounted white marble striking portico mantel clock, circa 1790
The drum case with domed surmount with pineapple finial, with drapery swag below, supported on tapering columns issuing floral sprays to the top, the shaped base mounted with a basket of flowers to the centre, with beaded border mounts and on toupie feet, the white enamel Roman dial with Arabic five minutes, pierced gilt-metal hands, the twin barrel movement with silk suspension and countwheel strike on bell -- 16¾in. (43cm.) high; with later giltwood base
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