Magnificent Antique Cherub 3 Piece Clock Set - For Sale

Magnificent Antique Cherub 3 Piece Clock Set
Price: $16000.00
Antique three piece French clock set consisting of a signed French clock inscribed Societe Excelsior. The clock is in the form of a chariot wheel. You can see the clock movement through its front glass cover. The spokes of the chariot wheel are gilt bronze. Above the chariot wheels stands a winged cherub holding reins attached to bits held in the mouths of two male lions that are pulling the chariot. The gilt bronze chariot is further adorned with a lion head holding a gilt bronze bar that supports the gilt bronze ropes that the lions are pulling. The top of the chariot is further adorned with a shell-like structure to its front, a tassel to its back and a fully cast winged long-tailed dragon carving at the back of the chariot. The chariot, cherub and lions are mounted on a Sienna marble base with gilt bronze decoration. The Sienna marble base has gilt bonze feet and very ornate decorative applications on the front. The clock is accompanied with two matching gilt and patinated bronze and Sienna marble five-light candelabras. This is one of the most beautiful and elegant early 19th Century clock sets that we have ever had the pleasure to offer. Superb condition worthy of the finest collection. Height of Clock: 17 1/2 inches Length of Base: 17 1/2 inches Width of Base: 5 1/2 inches Height of Candelabras: 19 1/2 inches Width at Widest Point: 9 1/2 inches Base of Candelabra: 4 1/2 inches by 4 1/2 inches (Item #72827)

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