A Russian Empire Carved Gilt Wood and Faux Malachite Painted Mantel Clock.
A very nice and charming carved gilt wood and faux painted malachite empire clock. Possibly Russian. Ça. 1820-30. The figure probably of the Greek goddess HYGIEIA. She was one of the daughters of the god of medicine Asclepius and his wife Epione. Hygieia was the godess/personification of health, cleanliness and hygiene. She was often depicted as a young woman feeding a large snake that was wrapped around her body or drinking from a jar that she carried. Nice original condition.
Dimensions: Height 41.0 cm (16.1 inches) x Depth 15.5 cm (6.1 inches) x Length 32.5 cm (12.8 inches)
Price: 18 000 SEK (/)
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