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Antique Napoleon III Gilt Bronze & Porcelain Mantel Clock

A Napoleon III gilt bronze mantel clock in the Louis XVI style. The seated figure of the muse Clio reading from a scroll, supported by a shaped platform base standing on toupie feet. The white enamel dial with roman numerals, above a floral painted porcelain panel to the frieze. The eight day movement with Brocot suspension striking the hour & half hour on a bell through a countwheel. The case retaining the original gilding.

Height 10 ½” (26.7cm)

Width 15 ½” (39.4cm)

Depth 5″ (12.7cm)

Circa 1860