A gilt-bronze mounted white marble mantel clock
A gilt-bronze mounted white marble mantel clock
Louis XVI period, end of the 18th century
Object N° 1864

The dial signed "De Belle" inscribed in a bollard adorned with foliage, flowers, pearls and laurel tori, flanked by Cupid on a cloud begging Venus to return her bow, resting on a base decorated with arabesque foliage, palmettes and putti winged, terminated by six-foot balls.

Good general condition, movement sold without guarantee.

With its pendulum and its key.

H. 41 x L. 38 x D. 15 cm.


Jean-François De Belle, clockmaker received master in 1781.

Related work

A clock of the same model with a morello cherry marble, former Robert de Balkany collection, sold at Sotheby's Paris, September 28, 2016, lot 421 (sold € 23,750).