French Empire Portico Clock

French Empire Portico Clock

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French Empire Portico Clock. 3.5 in. porcelain dial with black Roman hour numerals, open moon hands and fancy dore bronze bezel; early round,brass spring driven French movement, has count wheel half hour strike mechanism and steel bell. In an ebonized, portico style case with spiral turned columns and heavily embellished with dore bronze floral mounts with swirled filigree and central medallions, fancy gridiron pendulum, with figural & relief molded dore bronze bob. Clock attr: to Louis Philippe (c.1840) and is in very good overall condition with only a few very minor losses to the mounts. 20.5 in. high x 10 in. wide x 6 in. deep.

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