AUCTION : 1019

Lot#: 752

DESCRIPTION: Galiay, Paris, a good mid 19th century gilt and patinated bronze figural mantel clock, the base with strapwork and foliate ornament below the mid section with incurved sides and ornament matching the base, with central, seated, napping angel, an open book in her lap, and top with patinated rockwork landscape, and robed, gilt female figure, her left hand holding an open book marked "Saint Evangile", a perched, and slightly agitated eagle to her left, above the signed, roman numeral white enamel dial with trefoil hands, 8 day two train pendule de Paris movement with silk thread suspension, sounding the hours and half hour on a bell
CONDITION: case dirty, with gilt and patinated surfaces intact, the case ends with some tarnish and minor staining, rear right foot with patches of verdigris, bezel lacking gilding, dial with minor scratches and filled loss at 4:00, minute hand replaced, movement very dirty, ticks and strikes, needs service, pendulum with added mass at bottom
ESTIMATE: $400 - $700
CIRCA: 1840
DIMENSIONS: 20.25in x 16.5in x 5.5in