A quite superb french louis xvith library clock of large size dating from 1785. the case constructed of patinated bronze, ormolu & griotte marble. the bronzes, a male & female are playing a lyre and pipes. superb ormolu frieze in the base of cupids playing is after a design by thomire. dial signed corniquet a chaillot. massive 8 day bell striking movement on silk suspension with calendar work. 25 inches wide and 22 inches tall.