A fine quality late 19th Century French bronze and ormolu Garniture, the 8-day striking enamelled dial movement by AD Mougin - Paris, contained in ormolu case with bronze winged cherub writing on a scroll, ending on white marble plinth base. Accompanied by a pair of bronze and ormolu 2-light Candelabra, held by bacchanalian putti, raised on similar white marble plinth bases. Candelabra: Height: 16ins (41cms) Width: 8ins (20.5cms) Depth: 3.5ins (9cms)
Adolphe Mougin was a famous clockmaker in Paris, during the last quarter of the 19th Century. He supplied wheels and mechanical parts to other clockmakers and companies such as Japy Freres and Cie, who then completed the works in their shops. He exhibited at the Paris World's Fair in 1889 where he won a bronze medal. He finally won a silver medal at the Paris World's Fair in 1900. His company was later named Societe Les Fils de Adolphe Mougin which went out of business in 1928.
19th Century French bronze and ormolu Garniture
Material: Bronze and Ormolu
Country of Origin: France
Height: 13¼'' (33.5 CM)
Width: 12¾'' (32 CM)
Depth: 5¼'' (13 CM)