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Mahogany Grandmother Clock

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Item Details

  • Height:
    56 7/8" Inches
  • Period:
    19th Century
  • Origin:
    England
This slender and dignified English grandmother clock has an understated charm. Crafted of luxurious mahogany, this extremely rare clock is perfectly proportioned, with classical architectural features and exceptional carving. A single pendulum drives the timekeeping mechanism, and the hour is told on a floral accented, gilded face. The inscription "Tempus Fugit" is reminder of the swift passage of time. 

Circa 1890

56 7/8" high
This magnificent three-piece clock set features fabulous bronze sculptures by A. B. Nadaud set on rouge marble bases. The central figure, Penelope, stands unwinding her loom, flanked by two classical maidens. Nadaud was a recognized French sculptor who debuted his works at the Paris Salon in 1861.

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