French Neoclassical Gilt-Bronze Figural Clock
second quarter 19th century, the silk-string suspension works set with an enamel dial marked "Ed. O. Dubois, a Mons", with a figure of an angel sitting on the case, a shield decorated with a lion to one side, a lyre in the front, the base with handsome pierced mounts of lovebirds framed by pierced anthemia.
h. 14", w. 10-1/4", d. 3-1/2"
Provenance: Antiques Lefebvre, Lille, France; Collection of Allain Bush, New Orleans, Louisiana.
**In "as found" condition. The surface of the clock has darkened a little over time. The minute hand is lacking. Very minor imperfections to the porcelain dial. Lacking its minute hand. Also lacking a pendulum and winding key. Very fine quality to the casting.