"The Chariot of Venus" mantel clock
Bronze, marble, gilding, glass, wood
overall, with dome: 24 1/2 x 25 1/2 x 11 in. ( 62.2 x 64.8 x 27.9 cm )
Empire style ormolu mantel clock with classical figures, including Venus in chariot drawn by a pair of swans, Cupid, and shepherd with dog, mounted on footed rectangular marble base with canted corners; clock dial with enamel border in the form of a chariot wheel; glass dome-shaped bell jar and wooden base.
Gift of Mr. Goodhue Livingston, 1951
engraved: on pair of hearts below clock: "VS" and "AD"
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