Superb Circa 1800 French Angel Clock With Lady - For Sale

Superb Circa 1800 French Angel Clock With Lady
Price: $18700.00
Superb circa 1800 gilt bronze French clock depicting a knowledgeable lady holding a heart with her left foot resting on a book. She represents a teacher in the life of Cupid. The clock is adorned with high relief sculptured designs. The central design has musical instruments. The two designs on either side of the musical design have flowers, wreaths, ribbons and arrows. The clock has its original pendulum and bell, and a working key. The clock is in immaculate condition and works great. It measures 19-3/4 inches high to the top of the lady's head. It measures 16-1/2 inches high to the top of Cupid's head. The clock is 15-1/2 inches wide and 5-1/2 inches deep. Cupid by himself measures 9-1/2 inches tall, his wingspan 5-1/2 inches wide. His teacher looks adoringly at Cupid as she teaches him music and how to play instruments. Behind Cupid's feet rests his arrow quiver and arrows. The beautiful mercury gilt finish is original to the clock and was applied circa 1800 when the clock was made. The sculpture quality is extraordinary. The figures look alive. Difficult to imagine a finer example of this sculpture. Guaranteed to please the most particular collector or connoisseur. (Item #72727)

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