Feine Carteluhr im Louis XVI-Stil in der Art des Philippe Caffieri, Frankreich, Mitte 19. Jh.

The white enamel dial with Arabic numerals, contained within a cartouche-shaped case surmounted by a star, rocks and C-scrolls, flanked by acanthus leaves, the base cast with a winged cupid in a chariot pulled by two pigeons riding on clouds - symbolizing the triumph of love. Case see Kjellberg, Pierre: Encyclopédie de la pendule française, Paris 1997, p. 101 B, our clockwork 1st half 19th century

OF THE PERIOD: Frankreich, Napoleon III, ca. 1860 / France, Napoleon III period. ca. 1860
MATERIALS AND TECHNIQUES: Vergoldete Bronze, Emaille / Gilt-Bronze, emaille
CONDITION: Sehr gut. Min. Alters- und Gebrauchsspuren. / Very Good. Wear consistent with age and use. Minor fading.
HEIGHT: 18.9 in. (48 cm)
WIDTH:  10.24 in. (26 cm)
DEPTH:  4.72 in. (12 cm)
Price Upon Request