Gothic Revival French cartel clock, convex enameled porcelain dial mounted to an architectural gilt metal support modeled as a castle turret, flanked by griffins with elaborate architectural detail. Dial is lettered COMPTOIR GENERAL / H. RIONDET 98 POUISSONNIRE PARIS. 29" overall. 19 lbs. Private Middle Tennessee collection. CONDITION: Crennelated area under dial is loose. Several areas of oxidation/corrosion, particularly to support area under face. Dial lacks glass covering and to the upper left part of pediment. Works not tested or guaranteed.
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