" Clock Chariot Style Empire Napoléon III"Large and exceptional pendulum in the Empire style and Napoleon III period. Signed "Levol à Paris", watchmaker listed in the Tardy, dictionary of French watchmakers.
Made of patinated and gilded bronze. Important mythological scene. a chariot on a cloud of clouds. pulled by a magnificent eagle and in command a winged deity, fame with his attributes, palmette and trumpet. The chariot is adorned on the front with a symbol of Zeus, the eagle and the thunderbolt. The chariot wheel acts as a white enamel dial and the spokes in the center.
Rectangular base decorated with Hermes masks and in the center of a frieze with the symbol of Bacchus.
Original mechanism without modification. Ringing of the hour and a half hour on an old bell.
Perfect authenticity as well as a remarkable state of conservation.
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