Louis XVI mantel clock set with six plaques of soft-paste porcelain, each decorated with brightly colored enamels in imitation of jewels in a pattern of scrolls and foliage in green, turquoise, red, and gold on a white ground, the plaques fit into a plinth-shaped gilt-bronze frame flanked by four rock crystal Corinthian columns with gilt-bronze capitals and surmounted by draped urn finials, on top a large, central rock crystal classical urn draped with gilt-bronze garlands, the blue enamel clock face surrounded by a white enamel dial is mounted with two gilt-bronze classical figures with bells and mythological motifs, the base with scrolling foliage on four flattened bun feet

Mantel Clock

Porcelains made by Royal Porcelain Manufactory Sèvres, Clockworks Switzerland

About 1785, Clockworks about 1800