Paris, circa 1880
The present model of this mantel clock closely relates to one made circa 1780, illustrated in H. Ottomeyer & P. Pröschel, Vergoldete Bronzen, Munich, 1986, Vol. I, p. 251, no. 4.6.23.
Charpentier & Cie was located at 8, Rue Charlot, Paris in 1860, and was later known as Lemerle-Charpentier & Cie circa 1870 to 1890. They exhibited mantel clocks, garnitures, torchères and vases at the Expositon Universelle of 1878 in Paris as well as the impressive example of Piat's grande horloge, an example of which sold at Sotheby's, New York, April 26, 2006, lot 105, for $329,600.
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