Empire Bronze and Ormolu Cartel Clock by Bailly, Paris

$13,500.00

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Description

Empire Bronze and Ormolu Cartel Clock by Bailly, Paris A wall clock with gilt bronze ribbon bow joining a gilt bronze ribbon attached to the clock case with patinated bronze back section and laurel leaf mounted surrounding a circular glass hinged cover opening to an enameled dial signed Bailly a Paris. An eagle with spread wings at the base seated on a plinth. All finely cast. The laurel leaves signify victory, and the eagle represents strength and power. Bailly is considered one of the finest French clock makers of the 18th and early 19th century with many royal commissions.

Dimensions
Height: 35.25 in. (89.54 cm)
Width: 13 in. (33.02 cm)
Depth: 5 in. (12.7 cm)

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Additional information

PLACE OF ORIGIN

France

PERIOD

1810-1819

MATERIALS

Glass, Ormolu, Bronze

IN THE STYLE OF

empire

DATE OF MANUFACTURE

1810

CONDITION

Good.