French chimney clock "Madonna della Sedia", Paris around 1840-1850
Signs: "Villemin à Nantes"
Enamelled figure sheet with Roman numerals; thread suspension, castle disc and half hour blow on bell.
Height: 50 cm (19,7 inches) | Width: 40 cm (15,7 inches) | Depth: 15 cm (5,9 inches)
These chimney watches were popular accessories on the chimney disguising often to be found in France - they stood on the marble base, flanked from candle holds and with a painting or mirror about that.