French Ormolu Mantel Clock Depicting Napoleon Bona

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French Ormolu Mantel Clock Depicting Napoleon Bonaparte, Paris, last quarter 19th century, the gilt-bronze case with Napoleon as artilliary officer manning a canon with silvered clock dial recessed behind the spoked wheel of the carriage on a rocky outcrop, the lower section with applied patriotic scenes, military iconography, feet and central drop inscribed with Napoleonic battles, Toulon, Mantour and Lodi, eight-day brass time and strike movement faintly inscribed on backplate, T.C. Cugghe(?)…et cie, Paris, count wheel strike and pendulum, ht. 17 1/2 in.

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