Porcelain-mounted ormolu clock
1669/18: A handsome and particularly fine quality mid-19th century French porcelain mounted ormolu MANTEL CLOCK signed by Frodsham & Co., of Paris. The case, with its fir-cone finials, is of crisp, finely cast ormolu retaining its original bright gilding, and is mounted with a porcelain panel below the porcelain dial and two further curved panels to the sides. The 8-day movement strikes hours and half-hours on a bell and is in perfect working order. 13ins high; 10ins wide; 5ins deep. (33 x 25.5 x 12.5cms). *The famous clockmaker Frodsham, had a successful shop in Paris, hence the signature of an English clockmaker on a French clock!
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