A 19th Century Ormolu Three-piece Clock Garniture, by Japy Freres, Paris. Circa 1850
Comprising a mantel clock and a pair of four-light candelabra CASE: The gilt bronze Rococo case finley cast and chased, with flowers and leafy vine designs mounted with ‘L’enfant Bacchus’, ( Dionysus, Greek God of the grape harvest ), with all-over rocaille and acanthus scrolls, surmounted by three Bacchic putti, emblematic of the grape harvest, making and drinking wine.
DIAL: The signed enamel dial with Roman and Arabic chapters and pierced, engraved gilt hands.
MOVEMENT: The movement with twin barrels counter wheel with strike bell, Signed JAPY FRÈRES MEDAILLES D’ORE ANNEES 1823 27 34 39 44 49.
The candelabra en suite each modeled as a putto supporting a bouquet of acanthus-cast scrolled branches, fruit and harvested grape vines, the bronzes variously stamped with letters and numbers
The clock: 35 cm. high; 45 cm. wide; 16.5 cm. deep
The candelabra: 48 cm. high