Bronze And Porcelain Clock "demeter" XIXth flag

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"Bronze And Porcelain Clock "demeter" XIXth"
Napoleon III period clock, circa 1860, in gilded bronze, allegory of agriculture and harvest, a cherub offering a sheaf of wheat to Demeter wearing bunches of grapes and holding a billhook, symbol of the harvest, his hand resting on a plow, symbol of agriculture. On each side of the dial, in reserve in a cartouche, is embedded a porcelain plate with painted decoration enhanced with putti gilding symbolizing the work in the fields. Domed, enamelled dial with Roman numerals for the hours and Arabic numerals for the minutes, and marked "Charpentier et Cie bronzier à Paris rue Charlot 8". Protective door with curved glass on the dial. Very beautiful original openwork hands, the minute hand being decorated with a dolphin. Movement signed Charpentier, striking the half-hours and hours in passing, protected by a glass door. Rich ornamentation of finely chiseled bronze. Original gilding in very good condition. Movement revised by our watchmaker and guaranteed for one year. Length 36 cm, height 36 cm. Charpentier et Cie, bronzier in Paris. Located at 8 rue Charlot in Paris, in 1860, the company became known as Lemerle-Charpentier from 1870 to 1890. During the Universal Exhibition of Paris in 1878, the bronziers Lemerle-Charpentier exhibited fittings, vases , flares and a large and impressive clock by Piat.
Price: 1900 €
Artist: Charpentier Et Cie
Period: 19th century
Style: Other Style
Condition: Très bon état

Material: Bronze et porcelaine
Length: 36 cm
Height: 36 cm

Reference: 723558
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