Massive 3 Piece Figural Gilt Bronze Clock Set. Large gilt bronze case displays an allegory of astronomy, 2 putti figures seated on either side of the urn-form clock tower, 1 in a thinking pose and writing in a scroll, the other calculating measurements; case is draped with hanging wreaths and garland, the large scrolled foot base has a front plinth mounted with a globe, wreath, torch, book and laurel filigree. 5" porcelain dial has black Roman hour numerals, 15 minute numbers outside, gilt pierced filigree hands and hinged door bezel with convex crystal; round brass 8 day spring driven movement stamped with "XX" flanking a bell inside of a polygon makers mark, has a half hour strike on a bell. With a pair of figural kneeling putti candelabra, the figures hold a cornucopia on their shoulders with fancy filigree arms and 9 candle holders. Clock is running and striking, bronze case and candelabra are in good overall condition with no visible breaks or repairs. Case: 24 in. high x 31 in. wide x 9.25 in. deep, Candelabras: 36.5 in. high x 15.5 in. wide x 12 in. deep.
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