Antique French Figural Clocks Photos

One specialized style of French mantle clock starts with a smallish round clock mechanism & expands its elegance by surrounding the actual clock with medal or porcelain commemorative or symbolic figures.

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French mantel clock modeled after David's Oath of the Horatii painting at Museum of Decorative Arts. Paris, France.French mantel clock with symbols of arts & science at Chepstow. Newport, RI.Mantel clock with figure of Perseus by Pierre-Victor Ledure, Paris, France at Dallas Museum of Art. Dallas, TX.French clock with bearded Roman god at Thirlestane Castle. Scotland.
French mantel clock modeled after David's Oath of the Horatii painting at Museum of Decorative Arts. Paris, France.French mantel clock with symbols of arts & science (early 19th C) at Chepstow. Newport, RI.Mantel clock with figure of Perseus (early 19th C) by Pierre-Victor Ledure, Paris, France at Dallas Museum of Art. Dallas, TX.French clock with bearded Roman god at Thirlestane Castle. Scotland.
George Washington mantel clock by Nicolas Dubuc of Paris at Yale University Art Gallery. New Haven, CT.Mantel clock featuring George Washington by Jacques Nicolas Pierre François Dubuc of Paris at National Gallery of Art. Washington, DC.E Pluribus Unum mantle clock with American Eagle & George Washington by Dubuc of Paris at Bayou Bend. Houston, TX.Mantel clock featuring Benjamin Franklin by Jacques Nicolas Pierre François Dubuc of Paris at National Gallery of Art. Washington, DC.
George Washington mantel clock (1809-19) by Nicolas Dubuc of Paris at Yale University Art Gallery. New Haven, CT.Mantel clock featuring George Washington (1815-9) by Jacques Nicolas Pierre François Dubuc of Paris at National Gallery of Art. Washington, DC.E Pluribus Unum mantle clock with American Eagle & George Washington by Dubuc of Paris at Bayou Bend. Houston, TX.Mantel clock featuring Benjamin Franklin (1815-9) by Jacques Nicolas Pierre François Dubuc of Paris at National Gallery of Art. Washington, DC.
Chariot of the Harvest clock from France at Corcoran Gallery of Art. Washington, DC.Vestals Carrying the Sacred Fire clock by Pierre-Philippe Thomire of France at Corcoran Gallery of Art. Washington, DC.Bacchanal clock by Joseph Revel of Paris at Petit Palace Museum. Paris, France.Mantle clock by Lepine of Paris at Museum Angladon, Jacques Doucet Collection. Avignon, France.
Chariot of the Harvest clock (c1800) from France at Corcoran Gallery of Art. Washington, DC.Vestals Carrying the Sacred Fire clock (1789) by Pierre-Philippe Thomire of France at Corcoran Gallery of Art. Washington, DC.Bacchanal clock (4th quarter 18thC) by Joseph Revel of Paris at Petit Palace Museum. Paris, France.Mantle clock by Lepine of Paris at Museum Angladon, Jacques Doucet Collection. Avignon, France.
Bacchanal clock by Joseph Hilger of Paris at Petit Palace Museum. Paris, France.Mantle clock with figures of Study & Philosophy by Sotiau & Boizot of Paris at Legion of Honor Museum. San Francisco, CA.Table clock with mounted Mamluk by Jacob Mardochée of Paris at Petit Palace Museum. Paris, France.1st Empire clock & candle sticks in smoking room at Masséna Museum. Nice, France.
Bacchanal clock (3rd quarter 18thC) by Joseph Hilger of Paris at Petit Palace Museum. Paris, France.Mantle clock with figures of Study & Philosophy (c1785-90) by Sotiau & Boizot of Paris at Legion of Honor Museum. San Francisco, CA.Table clock with mounted Mamluk (c1845) by Jacob Mardochée (aka Jacob Petit) of Paris at Petit Palace Museum. Paris, France.1st Empire clock & candle sticks in smoking room at Masséna Museum. Nice, France.
1st Empire clock in smoking room at Masséna Museum. Nice, France.Empire Style Clock with pendulum with Urania belonging to Napoleon I at New Aachen City Museum. Aachen, Germany.Children of France mantle clock by Basile Charles le Roy of Paris at Chambord Chateau. Chambord, France.Louis XVI mantle clock depicting Diana, Cupid & Endymion by Manière of Paris in State Drawing Room at Dublin Castle. Dublin, Ireland.
1st Empire clock in smoking room at Masséna Museum. Nice, France.Empire Style Clock with pendulum with Urania belonging to Napoleon I (French, 1804) at New Aachen City Museum. Aachen, Germany.Children of France mantle clock (1820) by Basile Charles le Roy of Paris at Chambord Chateau. Chambord, France.Louis XVI mantle clock depicting Diana, Cupid & Endymion (c1778-93) by Manière of Paris in State Drawing Room at Dublin Castle. Dublin, Ireland.
Mantel clock by Jean-Baptiste-François Cronier from France at Detroit Institute of Arts. Detroit, MI.Mantle clock by St. Nicolas d'Aliermont & Paris, France at Dallas Museum of Art. Dallas, TX.Mantel clock with figures of France & Mars by Jean Martin & signed Martin of Paris at Dallas Museum of Art. Dallas, TX.French Louis XVI mantle clock with seated female figures at Rienzi house museum. Houston, TX.
Mantel clock (c1780) by Jean-Baptiste-François Cronier from France at Detroit Institute of Arts. Detroit, MI.Mantle clock (c1825) by St. Nicolas d'Aliermont & Paris, France at Dallas Museum of Art. Dallas, TX.Mantel clock with figures of France & Mars (c1771) by Jean Martin & signed Martin of Paris at Dallas Museum of Art. Dallas, TX.French Louis XVI mantle clock with seated female figures at Rienzi house museum. Houston, TX.
French mantle clock by Vernet of Paris at Drum Castle. Drumoak, Scotland.French mantel clock by Robert Robin of Paris at National Museum of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.French drum mantle clock topped by eagle with torches & flanked by man & woman reading plus two candelabras at National Gallery of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.French drum mantle clock topped by eagle with torches & flanked by man & woman reading plus two candelabras at National Gallery of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.
French mantle clock by Vernet of Paris at Drum Castle. Drumoak, Scotland.French mantel clock (c1775) by Robert Robin of Paris at National Museum of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.French drum mantle clock topped by eagle with torches & flanked by man & woman reading plus two candelabras at National Gallery of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.French drum mantle clock topped by eagle with torches & flanked by man & woman reading plus two candelabras at National Gallery of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.
French clock in parlor at Craik-Patton House. Charleston, WV.Ormolu candlesticks & clock at Villa Ephrussi de Rothschild. Saint Jean Cap Ferrat, France.Louis XVI mantle clock by Jean-Baptiste Lepaute of Paris at Musées des Arts Décoratifs. Lyon, France.French mantle clock in yellow guest room at Vanderbilt Mansion. Centerport, NY.
French clock (1810) in parlor at Craik-Patton House. Charleston, WV.Ormolu candlesticks & clock at Villa Ephrussi de Rothschild. Saint Jean Cap Ferrat, France.Louis XVI mantle clock (1780) by Jean-Baptiste Lepaute of Paris at Musées des Arts Décoratifs. Lyon, France.French mantle clock in yellow guest room at Vanderbilt Mansion. Centerport, NY.
Lamp, table clock, inkwell in Stone Library at Peacefield. Quincy, MA.Kiss of Love table clock of gilded bronze, marble, glass & enamel by Gaudet at Carnavalet Museum. Paris, France.Amour & tambourine clock by Cardinaux of Paris at Petit Palace Museum. Paris, France.Nuptial song clock by Ravrio & Mesnil of Paris at Petit Palace Museum. Paris, France.
Lamp, table clock, inkwell in Stone Library at Peacefield. Quincy, MA.Kiss of Love table clock (c1780) of gilded bronze, marble, glass & enamel by Gaudet at Carnavalet Museum. Paris, France.Amour & tambourine clock (start 19thC) by Cardinaux of Paris at Petit Palace Museum. Paris, France.Nuptial song clock (start 19thC) by Ravrio & Mesnil of Paris at Petit Palace Museum. Paris, France.
French Empire clock & decoration in small salon at Chaumont-Sur-Loire. France.Mantel clock with huntress in South Parlor/Sitting Room at Kingscote. Newport, RI.Table clock with lions pulling Britannia supported by eagles at Hurlbut-Dunham House. Wethersfield, CT.Mantle clock with neo-Egyptian base supporting battle scene in Billiard Room at The Breakers. Newport, RI.
French Empire clock & decoration (late 19thC) in small salon at Chaumont-Sur-Loire. France.Mantel clock with huntress in South Parlor/Sitting Room at Kingscote. Newport, RI.Table clock with lions pulling Britannia supported by eagles at Hurlbut-Dunham House. Wethersfield, CT.Mantle clock with neo-Egyptian base supporting battle scene in Billiard Room at The Breakers. Newport, RI.
Mantle clock probably depicting Shakespeare in dining room at Earle-Napier-Kinnard House. Waco, TX.Clock with woman using embroidery hoop by Jacques-Claude-Martin Rocquet of Paris at Bavarian National Museum. Munich, Germany.Ornate mantel clock with mythological theme in library at Lauriston Castle. Edinburgh, Scotland.Mantle clock in drawing room at Holmwood. Glasgow, Scotland.
Mantle clock probably depicting Shakespeare in dining room at Earle-Napier-Kinnard House. Waco, TX.Clock with woman using embroidery hoop (c1805-10) by Jacques-Claude-Martin Rocquet of Paris at Bavarian National Museum. Munich, Germany.Ornate mantel clock with mythological theme in library at Lauriston Castle. Edinburgh, Scotland.Mantle clock in drawing room at Holmwood. Glasgow, Scotland.

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