Antoine-Louis BARYE ( 1795 - 1875 )
CLOCK AND CANDELABRAS : APOLLO LEADING THE CHARIOT OF THE SUN (1858 – 1861)
Commission by Isaac PÉREIRE
Formal clock, griot marble, decorative elements in gilt bronze, movement by Ch.Couet.
Unique gilt bronze pieces (second and last example with a green brown patina at the musée d’Orsay, without the candelabras), private commission by Isaac Péreire for his mansion, 35 rue du Fg Saint Honoré, currently Embassy of England.