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19th Century French Empire Bronze Mantel Clock with Father Time

$16,500Asking Price


Extraordinary 19th century French Empire gilt and patinated bronze allegorical mantel clock. Chronos (Father Time) is portrayed in a boat holding an hourglass and scythe. The boat is being steered by Amour. The base fashioned as an oceanic surface, mounted with shells, trident, and oar all on webbed feet. Note the crocodile and swan ornamentation. Measures: 26" long. Glass over dial is missing, circa 1860.


  • Dimensions
    Height: 21 in. (53.34 cm)Width: 26 in. (66.04 cm)Depth: 5.5 in. (13.97 cm)
  • Materials and Techniques
  • Place of Origin
  • Period
  • Date of Manufacture
    circa 1860
  • Condition
    Wear consistent with age and use.
  • Seller Location
    Dallas, TX
  • Reference Number
    Seller: JGAD1stDibs: LU1077017721531

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