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A RARE AND LARGE EARLY 19TH CENTURY FRENCH GILT AND PATINATED BRONZE AUTOMATON CLOCK OF MARITIME THEME

A RARE AND LARGE EARLY 19TH CENTURY FRENCH GILT AND PATINATED BRONZE AUTOMATON CLOCK OF MARITIME THEME the case surmounted by an automaton of a ship on rough seas, which appears to sail over the sea when activated, with a pair of sailors pulling a gilt rope in the foreground, the clock case mounted with a pair of marine putti blowing horns over ornate foliate scroll feet, the silvered dial with Roman numerals, the twin barrel movement with silk suspension and outside countwheel striking on a bell, inscribed 71WF, raised on a marquetry inlaid, spreading rectangular plinth base with glass dome over, the clock 59cm high, the dome 80cm high overall The clock movement is ticking and striking when the hands are turned, and the automaton runs for approximately eight hours.

A RARE AND LARGE EARLY 19TH CENTURY FRENCH GILT AND PATINATED BRONZE AUTOMATON CLOCK OF MARITIME THEME the case surmounted by an automaton of a ship on rough seas, which appears to sail over the sea when activated, with a pair of sailors pulling a gilt rope in the foreground, the clock case mounted with a pair of marine putti blowing horns over ornate foliate scroll feet, the silvered dial with Roman numerals, the twin barrel movement with silk suspension and outside countwheel striking on a bell, inscribed 71WF, raised on a marquetry inlaid, spreading rectangular plinth base with glass dome over, the clock 59cm high, the dome 80cm high overall The clock movement is ticking and striking when the hands are turned, and the automaton runs for approximately eight hours

Product Code: DC8
12,000.00 (GBP)
10,500.00 (GBP)