Maker: Lamiral à Paris
Case: A magnificent ormolu case that depicts a winged cupid approaching a sleeping female holding a rose. The bed, elaborately draped and set amongst scrolling clouds, is supported by a stepped base that is adorned with numerous appliqués including flaming torchieres, dancing cupids and scrolling foliage framing a plaque that reads, 'Le Rapt De La Rose'. The whole is supported by a green variegated marble base with ormolu bun feet.
Dial: The well-lettered white porcelain dial has Roman numerals for the hours, a 31-day calendar, Arabic fifteen-minute marks, a steel pointer hand, cast ormolu hands and is signed by the maker, 'Lamiral à Paris'.
Movement: The eight-day time and strike movement has countwheel striking on a bell and an updated suspension and escapement.
|Location of Origin: Europe|
|Medium/Materials: Ormolu and Antico Verde Marble|
|Dimensions: 24 in.|
|Primary Classification: Antiques, Decorative Arts and Furniture : Clocks|
|Stamped into the base in the back corner is 'No. 731'. Whether this is an inventory or maker's mark is still unknown, but might be able to provide a hint to the provenance.|
Lamiral is listed as working in Paris at several addresses from 1806-1820.
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