French Marble & Dori Bronze Putti Clock
An impressive French marble and Dori bronze Putti clock. Last quarter of the 18th century.
The base of the clock is also made of Carrara marble and is adorned with a frieze of scrolling garlands. The clock is further embellished with gilt-bronze mounts The clock is raised on four squat feet, each adorned with a gilt-bronze mount.
The French marble and Dori bronze putti clock is a remarkable example of French Rococo design, characterized by its flowing, naturalistic forms and ornate decoration. The clock is also a testament to the skilled craftsmanship of the time, with its intricate detailing and finely worked materials.
Today, the French marble and Dori bronze putti clock are highly prized by collectors and enthusiasts of antique clocks and decorative arts. It is considered a masterpiece of 18th-century French design and is valued not only for its beauty but also for its historical and cultural significance. To maintain its beauty and value, the clock should be handled with care and cleaned and maintained regularly using appropriate materials and techniques.