Empire Turquin Portico Clock
A simple Empire Turquin portico clock in bleu marble. Classical rendition of the traditional portico (temple) clock made out of a grey marble that the French refer to as Turquin Bleu. The white enamel dial and movement with it’s large gilded engine turned bezel (6.75″ D), is supported by the two front columns; all four columns decorated with gilt bronze bases and capitals. A large circular pendulum bob swings between the columns; the dial is signed by two leading clock specialists; at the top Choiselat Gallien, and below Lesieur H.A. Paris, Fab. de Bronzes du Garde Meuble.
Dimensions: 20″H (51cm) x 11.5″W (29cm) x 6″D (15cm)