Antique French 18th Century Directoire White Marble Ormolu Mantel Clock. Harel - Paris

The French Directoire white marble ormolu mantelclock with circular white-enamelled dial  with Arabian numerals and gilt five muinutes marking and  date-numbers. Signed in blue with   Harel A Paris and on the bottom the undersignature in black with Coteau  (Emaileur = enamelmaker.) Surmounted by a vase  hung with foliate and floral scroll and guirlands. Flanked by four  white marble ormolu mounted columns surmounted with two patinated bronze sphinxs On a panelled stepped base  with  patinated bronze figures of Mars and Minerva. On spreading feet.
Louis Michel Harel, Maitre in Paris in 1753 ( Tardy 5e edition page. 83)
Joseph Coteau, Emaileur 1740 - 1801

France – Paris, circa 1795 – 1801.
Period: Directoire (Retour d’Egypte.)

Height: 70 cm. (27,6 inches.)
Width:  44 cm. (17,3 inches.)
Depth: 16 cm. (6,3 inches.)