"Exceptional Nineteenth Trim Signed Denière Paris"Important fireplace Empire-Restoration early nineteenth signed * Denière Paris. Bronze structure finely chiseled and gilded with shiny and amati fine gold, this elegant set is composed in the center of a large clock (high 58 cm, 42 cm long, 19 cm wide) of architecturized form decorated with a woman in the ancient dress of a rich drape representing Euterpe, the muse of music holding a Aulos in each hand. The candelabra (high: 64.5 cm, wide: 25 cm) have a bouquet lighting with six floriform arms of light supported by a fluted shaft resting on a tripod base enlivened scrolls foliage. The whole of this garniture is entirely decorated in a register of stylized lotus flowers, divine symbol dear to the Empire. Very good state of conservation, beautiful gilding of origin, movement with suspension with complete thread, to foresee revision, to note flashes of email at the level of the winding with key. The finesse of the chiselling and the quality of execution of the ensemble that composes this garniture, is characteristic of the production of one of the greatest bronzers of the First Empire, Jean-François * Denière and Thomas Matelin "one of the most beautiful factories of Paris »Provider of the King, the Queen of Princes and Princesses & the Furniture Guard of the Crown. Store Vivienne Street, No. 15, Manufacture rue d'Orleans Marais, No. 9. Gold Medal 1823.