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Clock Mythological "eros And The Club Of Herculess"

 Clock Mythological "eros And The Club Of Herculess"

Object description :

" Clock Mythological "eros And The Club Of Herculess""
Rare mythological pendulum in gilded bronze with mercury, restoration period circa 1820. signed on the dial "Monthelier in Paris".

Beautiful sculpture of Eros with a slender body, he sits on a rock covered with a drapery. His hand rests on the club of Hercules.

This scene is the start of the well-known theme "Love Bowling Hercules' Club"

The base is decorated with a chiseled bas-relief of the famous arch that he cut in this club.

Original mechanism without modification, wire suspension, hour and half hour strike on old bell.

Very nice sobriety, finely made with a lot of character. all of superb quality in every way. Mythological scene and interesting for its chronology. Perfect authenticity and its state of conservation.

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Clock Mythological "eros And The Club Of Herculess"

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