Napoleon III Figural Mantel Clock

Allegorical Figures Surround "Knowledge" and his Tomes



Napoleon III Gilt and Patinated Bronze Figural Mantel Clock, 19th c., the dial and movement marked “Deniere / Ft De Bronzes / A Paris”, allegorical figures surround “Knowledge” set amongst his tomes, blocked case mounted with relief plaques of putti and books, conforming base with acanthi borders, height 23 in., width 21 in., depth 9 7/8 in