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A French bronze and gilt-bronze and verde antico marble mantel clock depicting the Oath of the Horatiae, the dial signed Galle, Rue Vivienne à Paris
19th century
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PROPERTY OF A PRIVATE EUROPEAN COLLECTOR

A French bronze and gilt-bronze and verde antico marble mantel clock depicting the Oath of the Horatiae, the dial signed Galle, Rue Vivienne à Paris
19th century
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A French bronze and gilt-bronze and verde antico marble mantel clock depicting the Oath of the Horatiae, the dial signed Galle, Rue Vivienne à Paris
19th century
the white enamel dial with Roman numerals, contained within a plinth shaped case, surmounted by three wreaths flanked by lion masks, on a rectangular base mounted with neo-classical figures, on paw feet
64cm. high, 58cm. wide, 20cm. deep; 2ft. 1in., 1ft. 10¾in., 8in.
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Catalogue Note

Comparative Literature:
Pierre Kjellberg, La Pendule Française, 1997, Paris, p. 411, fig. 4, for a related clock.

The model of this clock is based upon the celebrated painting by David of the `Oath of the Horatiae'. Several related models are in the English  Royal Collection, the Residenz Munich and the Royal Palace Stockholm. The model for this clock is recorded as manufactured by Galle and also Feuchère.    

A Private European Residence: French and Neoclassical Furniture and Paintings & Works on Paper

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