Magnificent model XIXEme said to the musician Troubadour player of lute, XIXEme Period Charles X 1824/1830, in chased bronze gilded matt and brilliant and patinated dark green, composed of a player of lute with Renaissance clothes with feathered headdress, and sat on a rockery in patinated bronze of dark green color with a posed sword,A holly leaf, cloth train rolled on a tree trunk, plants and rock, all symbolizing happiness in courtly love, the circular silver dial and movement incorporated into the subject, with Roman numerals for the hours and railroads for the minutes. It rests on a very beautiful trapezoidal base decorated with a frieze in Gothic spirit in relief decorated with flowering candelabras and acanthus. The whole rests on feet in leafy scroll and horn of adondance.
Signed on the movement plate and initial on the bezel bronze dial of the watchmaker Chaumont Alphonse "Paris" (listed on the Tardy street Normandy, rue de berry 1820 1830), movement in excellent working condition, Completely overhauled, cleaned, with winding key, silk thread balance, and striking stamp.Beautiful and superb condition of the dial Silver.
Original mercury gilding, very good condition. 43 CM - WIDTH. 30 CM - DEPTH. 10 CM
Bronze with 3 aspects, old gilding with two tones gilded with mercury and dark green patina, rich and great quality of bronze chasing. Very interesting and original subject, everything is original !
From the end of the XVIIIth century, artists rose against the classical rigidity and the cult of the ideal beauty and showed their preference for more realistic subjects, closer to their time. This new style exalting the emotion, the sensitivity, the imagination and the fantastic is also manifested on the clocks of the Romantic period.
|Style||French Restoration, Charles X (Table Clocks and Desk Clocks of French Restoration, Charles X Style)|
|Period||19th century (Table Clocks and Desk Clocks 19th century)|
|Country of origin||France|
|Artist||Chaumont Horloger Paris|
|Length (cm)||. I|
|Width (cm)||30 cm|
|Height (cm)||43 cm|
|Shipping Time||Ready to ship in 2-3 Business Days|
|Location||49000, ANGERS, France|