18: French Bronze Venus Silk Thread Mantle Clock
Description

French Empire Bronze Venus Silk Thread Mantle Clock. 3.5 in. gilt brass dial with black painted Roman hour numerals, bronze relief filigree decorated center and bezel and has open moon hands; round brass 8 day spring driven movement with silk thread suspension and half hour count wheel strike on a bell. Gilt bronze case has a rectangular block form with fluted front and sides and figure of the "Lely Venus" kneeling on the top. Very good overall condition, no damage or repair to the bronze, movement is running and striking; rear door is missing its glass. 21.75 in. high x 8.25 in. wide x 5.5 in. deep. Weight: 19.25 lbs.

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