French Dore Bronze Mantle Clock

April 27 2013 Clock Auction – Lot 46

French Dore Bronze Mantle Clock. The large figure of cupid is raised on a round bronze column wrapped in garments and hanging drapery; the figure flies over the 4 in. bronze dial with black Roman hour numerals and open moon hands. Has a round French brass spring driven movement signed Chappe a Paris, deadbeat escapement, countwheel strike mechanism with steel bell, large gridiron pendulum with grape clusters and maidens head on the bob. The base has a relief designed cupid figure laying down beside a pair of doves and surrounding foliage. 21.5 in. high x 10 in. wide x 5 in. deep.

Estimate:     5,000.00 – 7,500.00


AUCTION INFORMATION:
Name     April 27, 2013 Antique Clock Auction
Date(s)     Saturday, April 27
Preview: Friday 10-5, Saturday 8-11
Auction: Saturday, April 27th at 11AM
Checkout: Saturday, April 27th at 4PM
Location     1485 West Housatonic Street, Route 20
Pittsfield, MA

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