Most attractive and rare swinging cherub clock, French 19th century. The case with four Corinthian columns is made of ebonised wood with gilt brass embellishments, including decorative friezes top and bottom.
The dial and bezel are gilt, the latter being ornately decorated. The movement is signed Viner à Paris. Eight-day movement, the clock strikes the hours and half hours on a bell.
The pendulum is in the form of a delightful cherub who swings back and forth, not side to side. The clock has been overhauled and is working, but no guarantee is provided. Base 9 3/4 inches wide by 5 1/2 inches deep. Please feel free to get in touch with any questions.The item "Rare antique French Portico Swinging Cherub mantel clock, late 19th century" is in sale since Friday, October 5, 2018. This item is in the category "Antiques\Antique Clocks\Mantel/Carriage Clocks\Pre-1900". The seller is "francelecki-0" and is located in St. This item can't be shipped, the buyer must pick up the item.