A French Louis XV Style Gilt Bronze Wall Clock


Circa 1880 

Origin: Paris

Depth: 3"
Width: 25"
Height: 43"

Style: Louis XV

Maker: Jacques Caffieri

Condition: Excellent Working condition

Materials & Techniques Notes: Gilt Bronze

The bottom with a figure of a Bearded man

The associated circular bronze and enamel dial with Roman and Arabic Numerals

The cartouche-shaped case representing sunrise and sunset, surmounted by a putto and doves in the Venus’ chariot above clouds in front of a large sunburst. The sides with scrolling foliage and the tapered lower part with a group depicting an astute man with an eagle