Mercury Clock (1114) 1

Mercury Clock (1114)

Origin: French
Movement: Pons, Honore
Serial: 361
Style: Bronze mantel clock
Age: 1800’s

SKU: MC271. Categories: , .

Product Description

Bronze Mercury Clock, with signed dial: A/G Medaille D’Argent. Mercury was a messenger of the gods and a god of trade. He was also considered a god of abundance and commercial succes. He always wears winged shoes and carries the Caduceus. Honore Pons one of the most wellknown and best makers of French clock movements as well as being the person who is said saved the French Clock industry in the early 1800’s. The Tribune says:the movements made under his control since 1825 have constantly improved.”