Large patinated bronze and yellow Sienna marble mantle clock. With signature of the clock maker on the dial and with "Callaud à Paris " (Pierre-Philippe) marked on the back.
Ulysses, one of the most well-known heroes in Greek mythology, is seated on a plinth containing the movement on which the dial is backed. Dial is shaped as a shield and chiselled with palm leaves. Rectangular base ornated by a trophy with helmets decorated with owls, one of the main symbols of the goddess Athena (protector of heroes), on the four feet. Original movement with a thread suspension, bell on hours and half hours on antique bell.
Height : 54 cm (21.2 in)
Revised movement and in functioning order, with key and balance.
Condition report : Perfect
Provenance : France
- Item(s) quantity: 1
- Date : 1840
- Height in cm : 54 cm
- Width in cm : 38 cm
- Depth in cm : 17 cm
- Weight in g : 15000 g
- Expertissim Reference: 2016080231
- Note : Please note that timekeeping accuracy has not been verified and Expertissim can not be held liable for any repair costs.