Minerva and Themis clock, 1780 - The same at the Musée des Arts Décoratifs

Minerva and Themis clock, 1780 – The same at the Musée des Arts Décoratifs

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Minerva and Themis clock

Louis XVI period – Paris, circa 1780

MINERVA AND THEMIS CLOCK

 Louis XVI period

Paris, circa 1780

Calendar complication movement

Materials : white and black marble, gilt bronzes

Dimensions : H. 27,6 in ; W. 23 in ; D. 6,7 in

Exceptional timepiece from the Louis XVI period, from the tallest clocks produced under the Louis XVI period, in white Carrara marble and gilt bronzes.

Two allegorical gilt bronze figures of Athena and Themis on a neoclassical architecture.

The same model exhibited in the Musée des Arts Décoratifs (Paris) – Fig 1. an other sold in Galerie Segoura (Paris) – Fig. 2.

This timepiece will be restored by our workshop.