A 19th Century French Gilt Bronze & Rouge Marble Desk Clock / inkwell
A charming miniature 19th century French gilt bronze patinated and Rouge marble inkwellclock cast with a blindfolded Cupid figure wielding a torch and drum mallet prepared to strike a drum-form clock, the circular white enamel dial with Roman hours and Arabic minutes. The clock tilts back to reveal a concealed glass inkwell and reserve, above a rouge marble base.
The dial signed: Gleizes, 240 Rue De Rivoli, Paris
Height: 6" (15.2 cm)
Width: 6" (15.2 cm)
Depth: 4" (10.1 cm)