Louis XV Bracket Clock by Michel Dijon
A magnificent, completely restored Louis XV bracket clock by Michel A. Dijon, signed on the dial and the time/strike movement. A winged putto in partial drape seated upon the removable architectural top, with two bells concealed beneath. The ornate boulle and brass decorated case is fronted by a pair of figural demi-pilasters having fluted and bellflower pendants. A central arched glazed door opening to an enameled dial and chapters, above a pierced cast brass plaque of robust putti and intertwined foliates. All set on four recumbent figural sphinx figures; raised on a further inlaid shaped plinth with rope trim ending in toupie feet, the back with brass and floral shell inlays.
Dimensions : 34″ H ( 86 cm ) x 20.5″ ( 52 cm ) W 10″ ( 25 cm ) D
signed Michel A. Dijon on the dial and the time/strike movement.