London, South Kensington
17 July 2002
An Empire ormolu striking mantel clock, circa 1810
The case surmounted by the figure of a classically draped winged maiden (one wing detached), her diadem beside her and a ewer to one side, the base cast with a relief panel showing her flying before a rainbow, with gallery cast with acanthus and lunette feet cast with anthemions, with flowerhead cast bezel to the Roman chapter ring, engine-turned centre with signature reserve inscribed MEYER RUE ST. HONORÉ NO.458, steel moon hands, the twin barrel movement with countwheel strike on bell -- 17.3.4in. (45cm.) high
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