Seated Roman Emperor clock

A French Empire mantle clock showing a seated Roman emperor in finely chased patinated bronze holding a sword in one hand and a Roman banner in the other.  He sits atop a rectangular plinth which houses the original silver dialed eight day movement; beside the plinth is a gilded urn filled with gold coins, the urn with horse head handles; the lower rectangular base is decorated with a frontal mount showing swords, helmet and war trophies; the base sitting on four lions paw feet further decorated with thunder bolts; Circa 1820.

Dimensions: 23″H (58cm) x 16.5″W (42cm) x 6″D (15cm)

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