Lot 16
  • 16

An imposing French Napoleon III gilt bronze sculptural cartel clock, circa 1860

3,500 - 5,000 EUR
9,600 EUR
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22-cm enamel dial with Roman numerals, bearing the signature Martinot A Paris, foliate pierced and engraved gilt hands, countwheel bell striking Vincenti movement with Brocot escapement, elaborate gilt bronze shaped case surmounted by Cupid with a chariot on clouds in front of a sunburst, scrolls and leaves to the sides, Father Time on clouds below the whole terminating in a foliate scroll