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Fine French Empire Clock Depicting ‘love Moving The Heavens’


£5,500 | $7,323 USD | €6,232 EUR
Item Number: SA627589
Date of manufacture: 19th Century
Current Status: For sale
Seller: Cella
This antique has been viewed 15 times in the past month with the most views from Germany.


Fine French Empire period mantel clock depicting ‘Love Moving the Heavens’. Fire gilded bronze and blue enamel. 8 day silk suspension movement signed ‘L Grognot a Paris’. Grognot is recorded in both Tardy and Baille working out of the Rue des Fontaines du Temple in 1810 and Place du Palais-Royal in 1812. He is also recorded in the ‘Almanach du Commerce de Paris’ in 1811 at the Rue de Fontaines du Temple. An identical clock, but with different legs, can be seen at the Musée Carnavalet, Paris. Circa 1810.
Based off the King's Road in Langton Street, Chelsea, London, we are dealers in fine decorative antiques from the 18th and 19th Centuries. We specialise in this era of enlightenment, neoclassicism and the Grand Tour, with its far reaching influence on style and taste in Britain, Continental Europe and beyond: elegance in the age of Napoleon. Our extensive stock covers all aspects of this period and decorative antiques influenced by the period. We constantly source new, beautiful items and upload to our site regularly. We are first and foremost antique collectors with over thirty years of experience; we only buy what we love and we hope you will too. All items can be viewed by appointment at our premises in Chelsea at a time convenient to you. Additional images can be supplied on request. More items are available on our website.
Internal Ref: CA1156/120


This item is antique. The date of manufacture has been declared as 19th Century.


Height = 21 cm (8.3")
Width = 22.5 cm (8.9")
Depth = 11 cm (4.3")

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