19th Century Gold French Empire Gilded Bronze Table Clock - Antique Pendule
A gold, antique French table clock, pendulum made of hand crafted fire-gilded bronze, in good condition. The circular enamel dial of the Parisian pendule is detailed with Roman numerals and Arabic quarter markers on a white background, particularized by a polished bronze ring. Denoted “Rerdière / Rue De Thionville Nº. 15 à Paris” on the white dial. The dial is featuring the Roman goddess Diana wearing a long dress with two angels. The base of the mantel clock is enhanced by two golden sheep, raised by six circular feet. The décor piece represents the First French Empire time period, era also known as Napoleonic France. Fully working. Wear consistent with age and use. Circa 1810 - 1830, Paris, France.
Diana was the twin sister of the Greek god Apollo and goddess of the moon. She is representing the virgin goddess and protector of childbirth.
Details: Fire-Gilded Bronze
Country of Origin: France
Dimensions: 20" H x 15" W x 6.5" D