French First Empire Ormolu Mantel Clock Depicting Ceres c1810
Type: French First Empire Ormolu Mantel Clock Depicting Ceres - c1810
Date : c1810
Origin : France
Materials : Bronze and ormolu
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General description: White enamel dial, silk suspension movement set in a wheat sheaf; flanked by Ceres holding a sickle to one side, a basket and flail (the original equipment required as the precursor to 'sorting the wheat from the chaff') to the other; the base is cast with a plaque showing oxen pulling a plough and sundry agricultural tools.
Dimensions : 41.0cm in height; 29.9cm wide; 11.0 cm deep
Weight : 8700g
Eric Knowles Comments: Now appropriately on display in the Corn Exchange Tunbridge Wells.
- Product Code: RPC021
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