Napoleon Dressed as Caesar


A finely chased and mercury gilded French empire mantle clock showing a standing Napoleon dressed as Caesar holding leaves in his extended left hand. The clock plinth is decorated with wreath and laurel leaves; the lower rectangular base fronted by a pair of Roman fascia joined by a garland. The gilded dial signed ‘Fleschel’ has inset enamel Arabic numerals, breuget hands, a twin barrel movement with silk-string suspension; ringing the hours and halves on a bell.

Dimensions: 19.5″H (49cm) x 12.5″W (32cm) x 4.5″D (11cm)