"Napoleon III Gilt Bronze Fireplace Trim Signed By Charpentier Et Cie"Important gilt bronze and carved fireplace garnish and white Carrara marble, including a clock and two candelabra The clock is surmounted by an antique urn with goats heads. The enamel dial signed Charpentier & Cie in Paris, Rue Charlot presents hours in Roman numerals and minutes in Arabic numerals. It is flanked by two decors with foliated scrolls. Rectangular base with projections adorned with a frieze of acanthus leaves. Six feet-top. Candelabra with eight arms of light resting on a shaft decorated with garlands of flowers. Louis XVI style, 19th century Pendulum: H: 64 - W: 53 - D: 22.5 cm Candelabra: H: 71.5 - W: 26 - D: 18.5 cm CHARPENTIER & Cie Bronziers in PARIS Located at 8 rue Charlot in Paris in 1860, the company became known as Lemerle-Charpentier from 1870 to 1890. At the Universal Exhibition of Paris in 1878, bronzers Lemerle-Charpentier exposed fittings, vases, flares, and a large and impressive Piat clock.