French Bronze, Marble, and Ormolu Annular Clock, Probably Paris, c. 1820, a gilt angel playing a lyre, seated on an orb with central porcelain annular roman numeral dial, gilt stars, and a serpent to depict the hours and quarters surmounts the marble and bronze case with flattened engine-turned feet and classical frieze depicting five figures, fine, eight-day time and strike, silk thread pendulum movement with winding and access obtained from lifting the garland on the side, ht. 19 in.
Very high quality marble, bronze, ormolu components and movement. A rare form with no significant repairs or replacements impacting value.
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