OFFERED BY
117 W Burd St. Shippensburg, PA 17257 United States 717.708.9017
Email Dealer
$ 3,980

Black Slate & Marble Mantel Clock with Equestrian Sculpture Group

Origin France
Period 19th Century
Materials Slate, Marble, Glass, Brass
Dimensions
W. 17 in; H. 19 in; D. 7.75 in;
W. 43.18 cm; H. 48.26 cm; D. 19.69 cm;
Condition Good.
Description This playful figural clock is a fine representation of the Romantic idealizing that dominated the animal sculptors of the first half of the 19th century. While roughly correct anatomically in the modeling of the equestrian subjects, much more creative license was granted to allow the expression of emotion and almost human characteristics in animals during the period. The result is a very fun display of horses interacting together on a beautifully modeled naturalistic ground complete with flowers and thick foliage. A very fine case with solid black slate and inset green marble veneers is quite striking against the brass dial frame, Roman numerals and placard on the base which notes the clock as being a presentation piece to Alexander K. Simpson Esq. M.D. of Edinburgh in 1865.

Measurements: 17” W x 7 3/4” D x 19” H

Condition Report:
Patina wear to both horses, particularly to the back facing side; discolorations and oxidization to the bronze. Small chip to bezel. Clock movement is complete but untested and likely will need to be professionally serviced. Minor wear/chipping to the slate.
Styles / Movements Traditional
Dealer Reference Number 808BKN24Z
Incollect Reference Number 309632
Sign In To View Price close

You must Sign In to your account to view the price. If you don’t have an account, please Create an Account below.

Loading...
Loading... Loading...
  • This website uses cookies to track how visitors use our website to provide a better user experience. By continuing to browse this website, you are agreeing to our cookie policy
    Ok
Join InCollect close

Join to view prices, save favorites, share collections and connect with others.

Forgot Password?
  • Be the first to see new listings and weekly events
    Invalid Email. Please try again.
    Enter