Beautiful portico model rare clock. Empire period. Signed on the “White wire” dial. Family of watchmakers referenced in the Tardy, dictionary of watchmakers. Solid green marble and gilded bronze with mercury. Architecture with four columns and volute capitals. Enbarment in marble richly adorned with arabesques. Emphyse of palmettes and the surrounding of the dial.
Large white enamel dial set in the hours of a small golden diamond. Gilded bronze hands finely worked. Underlined by a drapery, pendulum sun occupying the space between the columns. The set rests on four claw feet.
Original movement without modification, ringing of hour and half hour on old bell. A very decorative and unusual model in a state of conservation and remarkable authenticity.