French Bronze and Siena marble mantel clock – Charles X period
French siena marble mantel clock
A very finely proportioned pendule de cheminée by renowned maker, Honoré Paul de Pons. Dating from the Charles X period c.1825 -30. The case of veined Siena marble, with patinated bronze mounts. The clock housing flanked by two superb classical standing figures in bronze – the legend on the front plaque reads ‘Euripides and Menander’. Eight day silk-suspension movement, striking hours and halves on a bell. Silvered dial with Roman chapter, blued steel hands. Bayonet bezels to front and rear of movement. A very fine clock.
Circa: 1825 -30