First Empire Fine FRENCH c1815 Gilt BRONZE Robed Woman GODDESS Reading Letter
Fine First Empire, circa 1815, French gilt bronze allegorical mantel clock. Circular dial with Roman numerals mounted within an embossed gilt bezel. Silk suspension eight-day movement striking a bell enclosed in a rectangular case. Allegory classical figure of a robed woman contemplating a letter she is reading.
Measures 20" tall x 15 1/4" w x 6".
Excellent condition, one hand of clock missing. Flaw, as photographed, at bend of arm in back. Good working condition, needs wound often.