Le Roy Horloger du Roi, Palais Royal, Paris

Date: Empire period around 1810

The case after the model by Jean-André Reiche (French, 1752-1817), in the form of a biga driven by Telemachus under the protection of Athena, the chariot wheel forming the enamel chapter ring; all above a rectangular base with a frieze of Telemachus, Ulysses, Calypso, and Eucharis flanked by laurel wreaths, raised on four fasces pillars; the movement without pendulum stamped “732/P” and with various scratched and stamped inventory marks.

Measurement: 18 in (high), 19,75 in (wide), 5 in (deep)