Offered by: Wick Antiques LTD
Unit 2, Riverside Business Park, Gosport Street Lymington, Hampshire SO41 9BB , England Call Seller


A late Louis XVI marble and ormolu portico clock

$ 16,000
  • Description
    A late Louis XVI marble and ormolu portico clock, comprising a central drum-shaped clock with a sunburst pendulum, surmounted by the gilded figure of Athena wearing armour with a plumed helmet and Gorgon’s head shield, suspended between two obelisks set within posts and chains and applied with military panoplies, raised on eight spinning top feet. French, circa 1790.
  • More Information
    Origin: France
    Period: 18th Century
    Materials: Marble, Ormolo
    Condition: Good.
    Creation Date: Circa 1790
    Styles / Movements: Traditional, Louis XVI
    Incollect Reference #: 696640
  • Dimensions
    W. 12 in; H. 17.5 in; D. 4.75 in;
    W. 30.48 cm; H. 44.45 cm; D. 12.07 cm;
Message from Seller:

Wick Antiques was established by Charles Wallrock in the early 1980s. Having grown up in the Antiques world Charles developed an extensive wealth of knowledge. Starting out as a ‘man with a van’ he quickly gained a good reputation and embarked on a longstanding relationship with Harrods. He was later joined by his wife, Caroline Wallrock. Caroline having completed a Persian degree, went on to study at Christie’s fine art and then joined Sotheby’s specializing in Islamic and Japanese works of art

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