Garniture Cie des Bronzes in Lille
Louis XV fireplace insert in gilded bronze and patinated bronze. The clock, in the form of a cartel, is supported by 4 dolphin heads, decorated with shells, seaweed braids and surmounted by an angel blowing in a sea horn, seated on a dolphin. The carving is very well made. The movement has an anchor suspension, striking every hour and a half;
perfect working condition.
The dial is signed: “Compagnie des bronzes à Lille” In 1878, the Company won a gold medal at the Universal Exhibition in Paris.
The candelabra present on a scalloped and openwork rockery base, two putti each supporting two fires.
Dimensions: pendulum: L: 20cm H: 43cm, candelabra: H: 27cm
Period: second part of the 19th century.