An Exceptional Late 19th Century Gilt Bronze Mounted Marble Three Piece Clock Set By Ferdinand Gervais
Item # CC1308
By Ferdinand Gervais
The lyre shaped case surrounded with bronze roses, acanthus and lilys, a large female mask with berried swags adorns the front and back of the clock, the base with scrolled eagle heads and standing on lion paw feet. The en suite seven light candelabra with spiral arms and flowing curtains, the center with female masks and swags, an acorn finial and lion paws, all standing on a marble base with toupie feet.
The clock dial inscribed Fd. Gervais a Paris.
Successors to the fondeurs Royer, the Parisian firm of Fernand Gervais had premises at 12, rue des Filles-du-Calvaire, showing their fine quality objects at many of the International Exhibitions of the 1880s and 90s.
Height – 29 inches / 74cm
Width – 13 inches / 33cm
Depth – 9 inches / 23cm
Height – 27 inches / 69cm
Diameter – 12 inches / 30cm
Lights – 7