Very rare French Louis XVI mantel clock called : "Temple
Date: circa 1770
Height overall: 16.53 inches / 42 cm
Diameter of the marble
base : 7.08 inches / 18 cm
Rare temple d'amour end of 18th century,
very well conserved.
Silk thread suspention
Verge escapement, extremely rare on this kind of clock; ancre escapement (3 1/2) were usually used on these type of French mantel clocks.
Beautiful guilded bronzes . White marble in perfect condition with, however, a little scratch at the back of the cover (can be fixed depending of the future owner's desire)
The movement with its elegant spinning discs with white enamel dials sits on four curved columns made out of gilded bronze.