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Clock Mythology "thalie, Muse Du Théatre Antique"

 Clock Mythology "thalie, Muse Du Théatre Antique"
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" Clock Mythology "thalie, Muse Du Théatre Antique""
Very rare representation of the Muse Thalie. Goddess of the theater or ancient comedy. Restautation period circa 1820-1830, gilded bronze with mercury. Very finely chiseled bronze, with the figure of Thalie holding a mask in one hand, a bugle in the other. His very thin face, his head crowned with ivy. she looks at an assortment of musical instrument. Bronze dial highlighted with chiseled corners of laurel branches and a chiseled frieze of a lyre, bow and quiver. Rectangular base decorated with palmettes, crowns and ribbons.

Original mechanism without modification, wire suspension, striking hours and half hours on old bell.

Very rare mythological theme, well proportioned set, great finesse of the character.
Perfect authenticity and state of conservation.

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Clock Mythology "thalie, Muse Du Théatre Antique"
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