Antique French Empire Rouge Marble & Bronze Mantel Clock:
French Empire mantel clock featuring a rouge marble casing with gilt bronze applications including six depicting the crests of various Dutch provinces. Piece is embellished with gilt bronze trimmings along its upper platform and around its foot. Clock face and door in verso each has a gilt bronze crest design. Movement is marked “SUSSE FRES A PARIS”. Includes pendulum and bell; no key.
CIRCA: 18th to early 19th Century
DIMENSIONS: H: 15″ W: 12.75″ L: 20.75″
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CONDITION: Marble bears scuffs, scratches, chips, and cracks; bronze elements have spots of gilt loss and minor oxidation; marble on verso has a replaced segment; mechanism requires attention. See lot description for details on item condition. More detailed condition requests can be obtained via email ([email protected]) or SMS (305)-332-9274. Any condition statement given, as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Akiba Antiques shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.