c.1840 French Ormolu and Porcelain Portico Clock.

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c.1840 French Ormolu and Porcelain Portico Clock.
Inv. #: DF54
Maker:

Barrret Jne. A PARIS

Case:

The fine blue porcelain case with circular gilt decorations has detailed polychrome landscape scenes with birds on white grounds bordered by decorative scrolling gilt work.

Dial:

The circular white porcelain dial with polychrome birds has stylized gilt-bronze hands and Roman numerals for the hours.

Movement:

The circular eight-day time and strike movement has a pinwheel escapement with a heavy grid-iron pendulum, a screwed beat adjustment on the crutch, strikes on a bell and is stamped by the maker ‘Barret Jne/A PARIS’.

Size: 23.25in.
Retail Price: On Request

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