Portico clock in white marble, black marble and gilt bronze Louis XVI period

18th century
Louis XVI
From: 75018, Paris, France

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    Important portico clock in white marble, black marble and finely chiseled mercury gilded bronze, with two Corinthian columns surmounted by an entablature supporting four flower vases. Ornamentation of garlands of flowers and bay leaves, foliage and pearls, pendulum in Rhodian sun. A large white enamelled dial signed "Caillaud in Paris" with black Roman numerals, the whole topped by a golden eagle with outstretched wings holding a snake in its talons. The base is decorated with a bas relief in gilded bronze with mercury decorated with a playing putti. The wire suspension movement works perfectly, the mechanism is complete, strikes the hours and a half. Small accidents on the plate, see photos, missing asparagus in a groove on the back. The dial marked with CAILLAUD in Paris, End of the 18th century, Paris.

    Height: 63 cm
    Width: 40.5 cm
    Depth: 12cm

    On the watchmaker Caillaud: watchmaker appearing in the Paris Commerce Almanac of the Departments of the French Empire of 1809 and located at 50 rue du four Saint Germain in Paris.

    Ref: W1AWOIYIS9

    Condition Good
    Style Louis XVI (Table Clocks and Desk Clocks of Louis XVI Style)
    Period 18th century (Table Clocks and Desk Clocks 18th century)
    Artist Caillaud
    Width (cm) 40
    Height (cm) 63
    Materials Gilt bronze, Marble
    Shipping Time Ready to ship in 2-3 Business Days
    Location 75018, Paris, France
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