Clocks No. 063-0156

Louis Seize Portal Pendule, France Late 18th Century

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Louis Seize portal clock with eagle and sphinx decoration as well as Egyptian herms and frieze with putti on the base. Black marble and fire-gilded bronze. The work signed Dufue à Lyon.

Cf. Lit: Pierre Kjellberg, Encyclopédie de la Pendule française, Paris 1997, p. 199, Fig. F. and Elke Niehüser, French Bronze Clocks, o.A. 1999, p. 256, Figs. 1201-1202.

  • Origin:Francy, Lyon
  • Dated:Late 18th Century
  • Material:fire-gilded Bronze
  • Dimensions:
    HxBxT: 61 x 44 x 11,50 cm;
    (HxWxD: 24.0 x 17.3 x 4.5 inch)
  • Mark:1
  • Price:price on request