A mid19th century (c.1840) French Empire bronze mantel clock. Mercury gilded d'ore bronze Ottoman horseman atop a renaissance brown patinated stallion. The gilded warrior has a distant gaze. Offers "Medaille D'or 1827 Pons" impressed into works. Honore Pons, clockmaker (1773-1851) Paris. Depth 6". From the collection of Dr. and Lila Esfahani, Grand Blanc, MI.