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Antique French Gilt Bronze & Porcelain Mantel Clock by Leroy et Fils

Leroy et Fils

13-15 Galerie Montpensier Palais Royal Paris

A late 19th century, French, gilt bronze and porcelain mounted mantel clock. The figure of a seated winged putti on a stepped plinth with a circular jewelled porcelain panel dial painted with Roman numerals and floral swags, flanked by cornucopia overflowing with flowers, the sides with rectangular landscapes. The concave stepped base with three frieze panels. Fine original matt and burnished gilding. The eight day movement with Brocot suspension rack striking the hour & half hour on a bell. Case, porcelain, movement & pendulum stamped 7340, mounts stamps ‘LC’.

Height 15 1/2″ (39.3cm)

Width 7 1/8″ (18cm)

Depth 5 1/2″ (14cm)


circa 1880