57. A patinated and gilt bronze and red marble Empire mantel clock
A patinated and gilt bronze and red marble Empire mantel clock
Paris, first quarter 19th century, the bronze by Pierre-Victor Ledure, the movement by Claude Hémon
The arched case flanked by classical figures. Gilt dial with Roman numerals, Breguet hands, silk suspension and twin barrel. The rectangular base on four claw feet. Signed Ledure/Bronzier A Paris and Hemon Hg. With pendulum.
H. 60 cm
Claude Hémon became a maître Horloger in 1770 and from 1812 to 1820 was active in the Rue St. Martin in Paris.