26 March 2002
A Louis Philippe ormolu-mounted and silvered striking portico mantel clock
The stepped rectangular cornice above a lotus-leaf and dentilled rim, above four columns with Corinthean capitals, above a stepped plinth and on block feet, the circular dial with Roman chapters, the twin barrel movement with swing pendulum and outside countwheel strike on bell
46cm. high x 23cm. wide x 11.5cm. deep
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For a portico mantel clock with a similar swing pendulum please see Tardy, French Clocks, The World Over, part Two, Pari, 1981, p. 375.
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