Napoleon as Caesar

A finely chased and mercury gilded French empire mantle clock showing a standing Napoleon depicted as Caesar holding leaves in his extended left hand; the clock plinth decorated with wreaths, 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 halfs on a bell.

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

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