French Napoleon III Bronze Gilt and Porcelain Mantel Clock by Vincenti
An extremely fine quality French Napoleon III bronze gilt mantel clock with decorative mouldings, beaded bezel detail, and leaf design throughout stood on scrolling foliate feet adorned with doves, putti and Greek goddess Nike. The clock has inset sevre style porcelain panels with hand painted cherubs and flowers within a gilt and blue border. The clock has a white enamel dial with Roman numerals and a French eight day movement which strikes the hours and half hours on a bell with outside count wheel.
The movement back plate is stamped with the makers names:-
Height - 11 ½ inches
Width - 14 inches
Depth - 5 inches
Circa - 1860