~French - Circa 1850~
~~ Excellent condition, fully overhauled ~~
A fine, early antique French clock by
André Hoffmann of Paris, the movement by
Vincenti et Cie. It is beautifully made in ormolu (fire gilded bronze doré) mounted with exquisite Sèvres style porcelain. The porcelain has a Bleu Celeste ground with delicately painted flowers, an exotic bird
and cupid with his flaming torché. To the top is a motif of cupid, a flaming torché and a quiver of arrows.
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