Very beautiful Empire period clock. in gilded bronze with mercury, high manufacture, thick bronze, very well proportioned set. Signed “Cailliaud Fils Ainé Paris” watchmaker listed in the Tardy, dictionary of French watchmakers.
This clock illustrates the theme of Belisarius in Italy celebrating a conquest, distributing gold coins to the crowd, an illustration also represented on the base in bas-relief.
Domed white enamel dial adorned with an entourage of drapery and a snake.
Original mechanism without modification, wire suspension, hour and half hour strike on old bell.
Perfect authenticity and an optimal state of conservation.