French Ormolu mounted Black Marble Clock Garniture - Clodion
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A exquisite Napoleon III ormolu mounted black marble three piece clock set. The figural group after the model by Clodion, Paris. This magnificent clock garniture comprising a clock and a pair of seven-light candelabra, the clock with a pair of bacchantus, one holding a tambourine, the other with a bunch of grapes, next to an infant satyr crowned with vines on a naturalistic base signed 'Clodion 1762' above a shaped ormolu-mounted plinth with applied gilt Roman numerals and hands.
The en suite candelabra each with a baluster vase swagged with ribbon-tied medaillions and putto herms, issuing scrolled foliate branches above a conformingly-decorated base.
Signed: Clodion 1762