14: French Rebecca At The Well Swinger Clock
Description

French Figural Rebecca At The Well Inverted Swinger Clock. Standing figure of Rebecca standing beside a stone well, at her feet a mirror resembles water with a boarder of lily pads, the standing figure wears a delicate robe which is blowing in the breeze, she leans slightly forward to look into the water with her left hand balanced against the stone well and her right hand holds up the pendulum which has a 2 tone gridiron shaft, the spherical bob has a champlevE bezel and the movement is contained within the bob; dial signed by the retailer "Bachmann, Geneva" has applied brass Roman hour numerals and floral gilt hands, has its original finish. The unusual brass spring driven movement is contained within the sphere, has an internal counter weight on an "X" shaped suspension and attached to the crutch which swings the pendulum. Movement is signed with the initial "R", also matching numbers on the movement, sphere and counterweight "274"; the statue is signed A. de Renieri (Aristide de Ranieri, 1880-1914, France) and also has foundry mark "Fabrication Francaise, Made in Paris". The white metal statue is in good condition with no breaks, damage, losses or repairs, has a good overall finish. 23.5 in. high x 16 in. wide x 11 in. deep. Weight: 25.5 lbs.

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