A stunning French clock by maker Samuel Marti & Cie. Having white marble base with gilt bronze figures & decorations adorning the clock.
Bearing the Samuel Marti mark and the Medal of Honour mark.
France, circa 1900
A gilt bronze and patina bronze clock with winged figure standing over rocky hill with broken sandal. Much reminiscent of the famous Hermes fixing his sandal sculpture.
Bronze throughout including face.
Mixture of gilt bronze and patinated bronze. French movement with pendulum hung by silk thread. Chime rings on the half hour and the hour.
No visible makers mark – although there is a star mark on movement.
Dates late 19th century, France.
A lovely shaped French clock in a translucent green onyx stone.
Glass front and back which displays the mercury pendulum.
Chimes on the hour and half hour. The face has a glass covering and also shows the a partial skeleton movement in the centre of the face. Bronze feet and trim.
Beautiful condition and very heavy as the onyx is solid.
A spectacular 3 piece garniture Clock set – heavy rouge marble bases and gilt bronze figure with matching gilt bronze candelabras. Gilt bronze statue signed Mathian Moreau (1822-1912).
Clock face signed Mson Aug. Lemaire. E Lohse Sucr. 121 R. Vieille du Temple, PARIS.
Clock measures: 25.5 inches high. Each candelabrum measures 24 inches high.