French Empire Pendule `Minerva`

Period:
Empire, 1820
Material:
Gilded bronze
Dimensions:
61 x 27 x 15 cm
Reference:
100-6

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French Empire Pendule `Minerva`

around 1820
 
attributed to Gérard-Jean Galle,
 
Paris, 1788 - 1746
 
A very beautiful pendulum in the shape of the figure of the Greek goddess Pallas Athens.
 
She was seen as the patroness of war heroes.
 
The quality of the pendulum is expressed in the beautiful casting, such as the Medusa mask as dial and the deep folds of the mantle.

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