Allegory to War French Empire Clock


A gilt bronze and griotte marble French Empire clock “Allegory or War”. The clock shows a winged Amour leaning against a griotte marble altar pedestal decorated with gilt bronze garlands. At the center of the pedestal is the clock’s dial and movement. Sitting on top of the pedestal is a standing harp, a mallet and a scroll. The whole is supported by a griotte marble base with a a gilt bronze bas relief representing an allegory of war. The base sits on two owl feet at the front and block feet at the back. Bronze likely re-gilt.

Dimensions: 22″ ( 56 cm ) H x 16″ ( 40 cm ) W x 8″ ( 20 cm ) D