One Gilt Bronze Mantel Clock
ONE GILT BRONZE MANTEL CLOCK (French, c. 1800) in the French Directoire style, with a rectangular pedestal base on bun feet. The clock face is housed in a rectangular case with books in raised relief along the bottom and is surmounted by miniature scientific instruments such as a ruler, globe, and protractor. It is flanked by a telescope and a woman in Grecian robes reading a book. The base is decorated with raised relief decoration.
enamelled copper dial
17" x 13"
Bequest of Mrs. Alletta Morris McBean.
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