15: French Figural 3 Graces Clock
Description

French Figural Clock has a marble base which is mounted with intricate pierced gilt bronze floral strands of garland and bowed ribbons; standing gilt bronze nude female figures "The 3 Graces" are holding up a 6 inch sphere with a seated bronze putti finial that is holding a torch and arrow floating in the clouds, (arrow missing its feathers). The dial has applied brass roman hour numerals, hands that depict a dragon, and brass mounted star highlights around the sphere, (1 missing). The French round brass 8 day spring driven movement is signed Made in France, Medaille D'Argent 1855, and has a half hour strike on bell. Dimensions: 26 in. high x 8 in. wide.

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