Empire Mantel Clock

Apollo playing the Lyre

signed: Dartois Fils à Paris

Paris, circa 1815

Gilt- and patinated bronze.

Height: 67 cm (26.4 inch)
Width: 41,5 cm (16.3 inch)
Depth: 17 cm (6.7 inch) Ref No: 1619

Three-week duration, striking half and full hours. Dartois was, just like Galle, Ledure, Raviro and Thomire, one of the leading and most renowned bronziers of the early 19th century.