Mahogany and Gilt Bronze Lyre Clock
A high quality Restoration period mahogany and gilt bronze lyre mantle clock in the shape of a lyre. The mahogany case is highly decorated in gilded bronze; the lyre sits on a rectangular base over a large gilt bronze border, the base has four lions paw feet. The original silk string suspension movement rings the hours and halves on a bell, the gilt pendulum shows a winged cupid in the clouds. The dial is signed ‘Lamy a Paris’, an important clock making dynasty of the late 18th and early 19th century. French circa 1830.
Dimensions: 18″H (46cm) x 7″W (18cm) x 4.5″D (11cm)