Empire Bronze and Marble Figural Clock and Barometer Desk Set
A rare matched pair of French Empire ‘desk’ ornaments comprising a clock and barometer. A classical maiden in patinated bronze stands beside the clock or barometer plinth, one holding a book, the other holding a gilded lyre; the silvered clock dial is set within a ‘library’ styled patinated plinth. The rectangular base is of red griotte marble and sits on four gilded lion’s paw feet. France circa 1815.
Dimensions: 11″ ( 28 cm ) H x 6,5″ ( 17 cm ) W x 4″ ( 10 cm ) D
Ref. EB CS2089