19th Century Empire period Gilt Bronze Vase Mantel Clock with Char of Love

Empire period mantel clock, around 1810, combining two themes, clocks vases and clocks to the char.
At the damping of the vase the chariot of love, on clouds and pulled by two doves, is guided by Cupid holding a whip in his hand. Two swans with outspread wings surround the dial and hold garlands of flowers through their beaks to form the handles of the vase. The swans are clutching their feet on the bottom of the vase. Oval base decorated with applique plant motif of arrow quiver, torch. The clock rests on 4 feet in the shape of a flattened ball. White enamel dial signed Faizan in Paris.

The Faizan are a dynasty of Genevan watchmakers active since the 17th century. At the beginning of the 19th century, they were installed in Paris, rue Saint Denis.

A similar model is reproduced in the Encyclopedia of the French Clock by Pierre KJELLBERG page 317.

Dimensions

H cm 42
L cm 25
Cm 11

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