Rare Directoire Clock "Cupido Carring Time", - Naar P. Thomire of door zijn werkplaats - Bronze (mercury gilded) - Late 18th century, 1795

Description
Rare Directoire Clock "Cupido Carring Time", - Naar P. Thomire of door zijn werkplaats - Bronze (mercury gilded) - Late 18th century, 1795
Mechanical - 8 day movement - half hour, one bell

This rare and well-known clock called the 'Cupido Carring Time' keeps getting repeated during the Directoire & Empire period. It is known that Thomire used this model and even though this clock is not signed it does share characteristics similar to Thomire's, or at least his studio.


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Lot details
Nr of items
1
Object
Rare Directoire Clock "Cupido Carring Time",
Model name
Cupido Carring Time
Material
Bronze (mercury gilded)
Clock mechanism
Mechanical
Power Reserve
8 day movement
Striking
half hour, one bell
Maker/ Designer
Naar P. Thomire of door zijn werkplaats
Style
Directoire
Estimated Period
Late 18th century, 1795
Dated
1795
Country of Origin
France
Condition
Good condition - used with small signs of aging & blemishes
In working order
Yes
Weight
5.1 kg
Height
42 cm
Depth
10.5 cm
Width
22 cm
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