A French 19th Century Louis XVI St. Ormolu And White Carrara Marble Clock Signed Raingo Frères
Item # 8829
A stunning and high quality French 19th century Louis XVI st. ormolu and white Carrara marble clock signed Raingo Frères. The clock is raised by two circular and two rectangular elegant reeded supports below striking fitted richly chased rosettes and fine pierced rinceaux patterns. At the center is a beautiful pierced fitted ormolu mount with fine acanthus leaves and berried laurel garlands flanked by fitted decorative ormolu chandelles and stunning ormolu foliate movements along each sides. The enamel dial displays pierced hands and is framed within an elegant foliate and beaded ormolu bezel. At the top is a richly detailed pierced reserve with a berried laurel wreath, a quiver, a bow and arrows and the eternal flame in a wonderful satin and burnished finish. All original gilt throughout.