A Superb 19th Century rosewood and fruitwood inlaid 'Portico' mantel clock.c.1880. Porcelain dial with gilt ormolu surround. 8 Day French movement striking on a bell to the hour and half. Stepped top down to fine pillars and moulded base. Fruitwood inlaid throughout. Gilt ormolu mounts and feet. Fully overhauled. Superb patina and slim proportions. Measures 8.5" x 4.5" x 15"high.