Empire Kaminuhr, signiert ‚Galle‘, Frankreich, um 1830


Enamal dial within a finely cast and chased gilt bronze architectural case with decorative motifs such as fluted columns, pine cones, flowers and ribbon bow. The dial signed Galle rue Vivienne in Paris. Gérard-Jean Galle (1788 - 1846), son of Claude Galle, was a top bronzier famous for his high quality of work and given the title 'fournisseur de sa majesté' (Supplier to the King).


PERIOD: circa 1820
PLACE OF ORIGIN: France
MATERIALS AND TECHNIQUES: marble, gilt bronze
CONDITION:
Excellent
Wear consistent with age and use
HEIGHT: 12.6 in. (32 cm)
WIDTH:  7.87 in. (20 cm)
DEPTH:  4.72 in. (12 cm)
Price Upon Request