Empire french Lyre clock dial

French Ormolu Lyre clock – Empire period c. 1810-20

Elegant 1st Empire French lyre clock c.1810 -20. The case of ormolu bronze with very fine detailing and applied mounts. The movement signed Hemon (clockmaker and Ledure (bronzecaster) – a noted partnership in fine clockmaking in the Empire period.

Eight-day silk-suspension movement, white enamel dial, blued steel Breguet hands, pendulum features a gilt head of Apollo. Striking hours and halves on a bell.

Glass dome and base available.



Circa: 1810-20

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