Antique French Restauration Period Charles X Ormolu Mantel Clock
This beautiful French ormolu and patinated mantel clock dates from the period of King Charles X (ruler from 1824 to 1830). The movement resides in a leaf-cast case flanked by anthemia above a leaf-cast rectangular plinth, and is fitted with an allegorical panel in relief above a rectangular base. Measures: 25 in tall, 12 in wide (63.5 cm tall and 30.5 cm wide). We are not sure of the working conditinon of the movement, but will be happy to contact our client for a full condition report for you.
Overall cosmetic condition is very good. There is light bending to the bracket feet and the forward column mount is loose. There is some rubbing, nicks and scratches, and the bell and bell armiture frame have been replaced, and there is no pendulum nor key. The dust cover on rear is missing. We are selling this item "as-is". Provenance: Sotheby's, New York. ( auction sothebys )