DESCRIPTION: Important 19th Cent Empire Gilt Bronze and Ochre Marble Clock.
Attributed to Sculptor Francois Masson (1745-1807). He was one of the most important French sculptors of the last third of the 18th Cent.Â
Features a round bronze case that is set upon the knees of a female figure sculpted in white marble. The figure represents Urania, the muse of Astronomy. She is shown in a long dress and sandals, with her hands folded atop the clocks case. The woman is shown sitting on patinated bronze base decorated with gilt bronze friezes and further embellished with two sitting lions.. The enamel dial indicates the hours in Roman numerals and the minutes in Arabic numerals, with two bronze hands. The bronze bezel depicts signs of the zodiac. The clock is finished with a ochre marble base.
Purchase from La Pendulerie in Paris
DIMENSIONS:H:22" W:12" D:9"Â
CONDITION: Great condition. See lot description for details on item condition. More detailed condition requests can be obtained via email (firstname.lastname@example.org) or SMS (305) 333-4134. Any condition statement given, as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Akiba Antiques shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.
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