19th century French gilt bronze clock and desk stand

19th century French gilt bronze clock and desk stand
Circa 1820
A charming clock and desk stand with a gilt bronze young boy, astride a patinated bronze dog which carry's a basket of grapes. The boy holds a bunch of grapes in one hand and in the other the key for the clock.
The engine turned oval base incorporates an inkwell or encrier, including a pounce pot and four quill holders.

The whole is of wonderful quality and is shown in the book, La Pedule Francaise, as shown in the images.

Good consistent with age

7.87 inches
8.27 inches
4.80 inches
Bronze, gilt bronze

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