Antique French Mantel Timepiece Depicting Napoleon

November 30, 2020 Posted in:
Antique French Mantel Timepiece Depicting Napoleon

A patinated bronze and ormolu mounted timepiece from the first half of the 19th century. The figure of Napoleon astride his favoured mount Marengo, above castle remains and rocky base, the silvered dial with Roman numerals inset a patinated case with ormolu decoration. The eight day movement with silk suspension by Thomas Cox Savory ‘A Paris’ No 10524. Mounts regilded.

Height 17“ (43.5cm)

Width 7“ (18cm)

Depth 3 1/2″ (9cm)

Circa 1830

French