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Empire Ormolu Bacchante clock

Fine Empire ormoulu clock with movement signed “Millot à Paris”. The clock depicts a bacchante who sits atop the movement and holds a grape cluster above a wine goblet. A satyr child plays tambourines alongside her, his leg resting on an overturned wine jug. The area under the clock dial is decorated with entwined grape vines above a frieze that depicts Cupid at play with children. Fine original gilding. [Lacking the base of the wine jug. Back bezel missing.]

Height (ins.): 17.5"(44.5cm)      Length/Width (ins.): 16"(41cm)      Depth (ins.): 4"(10cm)
Origin: France     Period: Empire



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