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ANTIQUE NUMBER SA1066213: French Empire Clock Of Homer In The Ruins Of Troy

French Empire Clock Of Homer In The Ruins Of Troy

£5,500    $7,164    €6,546
Lovely, attractive, large scale example of an early 19th century French Empire patinated and fire gilt bronze ormolu, red Rouge Griotte marble clock depicting the famous Greek poet Homer in the ruins of Troy, with a lyre and accompanied by a dog. Eight day silk suspension. Dial signed 'Ledure Bronzier ą Paris' and 'Hemon Hr Horloger'. The bronzier Ledure is recorded as working in Paris on the Rue Neuve des Petits Champs in 1812 and the Rue Vivienne in 1820 and Claude Hemon on the Rue St-Martin between 1812-20. An identical example can be seen in P.Kjellberg "LA PENDULE FRANCAISE" p404 example C. published Paris, 1997. Superb condition. France, circa 1815.
 
 
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Internal Reference: CA910
Antique Number: SA1066213
Dateline of this antique is 19th Century
Height is 53.5cm (21.1inches)
Width is 40cm (15.7inches)
Depth is 18.5cm (7.3inches)
Antique #SA1066213, showcased on this page, originates from the 19th century. For historical context, the timeline below highlights the period when it was made:
19th Century
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