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A gilt brass mounted white marble portico eight day French mantle clock. c1790

A decorative portico mantle clock of white marble with gilt brass mounts. White marble base with gilt brass mounts and gilt brass feet. Fluted columns to either side with gilt brass inlay on black marble bases with gilt brass decorative mounts. Central urn and two side urns all with gilt brass protruding floral decoration. The drum shaped clock has gilt brass swagged drapery.

The white enamel dial, 4 ½” diameter, with Roman chapters and Arabic minutes at each 15 minute marker. The hands are of gilt brass.

Circular plated eight day brass movement with twin barrels for time and strike, striking on a bell. Anchor escapement with sunburst pendulum on silk suspension.

Clock stands 22 ½” high.


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