Pendulum "à la fileuse" in blue and white...

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Pendulum "à la fileuse" in blue and white...

Pendulum "à la fileuse" in blue and white biscuit in the taste of Wedgwood and chased and gilded bronze. The circular white enamelled dial shows the hours in Roman numerals and the quarters in Arabic numerals. It is part of an octagonal bollard flanked by half-columns decorated with garlands and surmounted by a floral vase. At the cushioning a spinster sits on a fountain where a goat is drinking. The base with cut-away sides is decorated with a lyre girdled with griffins, horns of plenty and stylised palmettes. It rests on four small feet.
Posterior Japy movement (restorations, missing parts including the pendulum).
The dial signed Lepine.
Circa 1800.
High. Width : 41 cm - Width : 27 cm - Depth : 12 cm.

A model similar to our clock can be found in: Pierre KJELLBERG, "Encyclopédie de la clodule française du Moyen-Âge au XXe siècle, Les Éditions de l'amateur, page 341.
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