French Napoleon III Bronze Gilt Mantel Clock by Japy Freres
A superb quality French Napoleon III ornate bronze gilt mantel clock with pierced scrolling grape and vine panels, Bacchus mask, acanthus leaf details, rosettes and masked head Corinthian column capitals stood on lions paw feet finished with four finials to the top and adorned with two nesting birds. The clock has white carrara marble panels and dial with brass Roman numerals and a French eight day movement which strikes the hours and half hours on a bell.
The movement back plate is stamped with the makers name:-
Height - 17 ½ inches
Width - 12 inches
Depth - 7 inches
Circa - 1860