PORCELAIN & ORMOLU GARNITURE
Promoli & Hausburg A Paris. Made circa 1865.
Fine and elegant, Sevres-style porcelain-mounted gilt-brass, 8-day
going, hour and half-hour striking mantel clock garniture with a pair
of porcelain-mounted vases.
Elaborate gilt-brass case cast and chased with scrolls, swags and
foliage, large scroll corners, the base with a winged gryphon at each
front corner with paw feet, scroll back feet, centered with an oval
porcelain panel decorated with two cherubs heads beneath a gilt-brass
cherubs head, porcelain side panels decorated with finely painted
flowers within gilt foliate border on a blue ground, arch top with a
further floral painted porcelain panel, bird and fruit urn finial.
The pair of vases decorated with vignettes of young ladies within a
rococo gilt border on a blue ground.
Circular white with painted radial gilt Roman numerals, the
center with a painted floral garland, blue panel decorated with an
oval vignette of a cherub beneath the dial within a gilt foliate border.
Circular brass plates, going barrels for both trains, anchor
escapement, pendulum with silk suspension, outside countwheel
striking on a bell.