Centering the figure of a young woman standing by a fountain, with a bird holding a letter in its beak on the other side, after the Fontane de Msenger par Moreau. A cylindrical clock with enamel face set into the lower red marble base structure.
Plaque to the front reads FONTAINE AUX MESANGES / Par F. Moreau (Med dOr). F. Moreau inscribed to the side. FRANCE to the reverse. D.C. 1650 to the movement reverse.
Approximate dimensions: 22 1/4 high x 13 5/8 wide x 5 3/4 inches deep..
Condition: Lacking pendulum. Miniscule chips to marble edges. Very minor loss to cold painted finish.
Auction Date: June 20, 2020