100% BRONZE MARBLE ORMOLU MANTEL CLOCK GILDED DETAILED SCULPTURE FRENCH STYLE. This reproduction of an early 19th century French Empire style, wind up, mantle clock is full of artistic facets bound to keep you captivated. This is a great piece of art for your decor A stunning burgundy toned sienna marble serves a perfect backdrop to the ormolu accouterments. The oval shaped Roman numeral clock face is symmetrically surrounded by ornamental, bronze designs adding a touch of elegance and intrigue to the overall appearance. Two uplifting little cherubs, situated on either side of the clock tower, glance upwards with a whimsical expression while their delicate wings flutter and little arms spread to the side in a clapping motion.
They serve as an appropriate prelude to a most dazzling bronze scene atop the clock tower. An exquisite semi nude goddess gracefully rests upon an ornate vessel, taking on the form of Pluto (the god of the underworld), as it navigates the boisterous ocean.
The maiden's dress exposes her bosom and slender legs as it drapes fluidly, touching the water beneath her. Her left hand grips an urn while the right arm extends upwards holding a starfish. A darling cupid companion, holding an intricate paddle, is seated behind her while navigating the tumultuous sea.An artistic brilliance of this caliber is bound to lure an observer into a mystical world only imagined in a dream. The movement is very simple in a running condition with 6 days going work. 100% bronze hot cast by lost wax method guaranteed on marble base. The clock has a foundry stamp. The item "100% BRONZE MARBLE ORMOLU MANTEL CLOCK GILDED DETAILED SCULPTURE FRENCH STYLE" is in sale since Sunday, October 29, 2017. This item is in the category "Antiques\Reproduction Antiques".
The seller is "bronzefineartstatues" and is located in East Hartford, Connecticut. This item can be shipped worldwide.