Ormolu putti working their lives away but still trying to have fun. Mostly on clocks and mostly French, but not entirely.

Mantle clock. Napoleon III in style, mid 19th c.
Mantle clock. Napoleon III in style, mid 19th c. French. Gilded bronze with inset painted porcelain plaques depicting flowers, a cherub and a musician, possibly Schubert, in the central plaque. Putti playing musical instruments. Maker not known. Image © Three Centuries Shop Fine & Decorative Arts, Toronto. Fair use license. via https://threecenturiesshop.com/product/louis-xv-style-ormolu-porcelain-putti-clock/
Candlesticks in the form of putti standing on gilt bronze plinths and supporting foliate candle sconces. 1820. Regency in style.
Candlesticks in the form of putti standing on gilt bronze plinths and supporting foliate candle sconces. 1820. Regency in style. Bronze and ormolu. Maker not known. Image Christopher Buck Antiques © 2018. Fair use license. via https://www.christopherbuck.co.uk/antique-furniture/d/fine-pair-of-bronze-and-ormolu-putti-candlesticks/400077
Ormolu clock set with putti. 19th c.
Ormolu clock set with putti. 19th c. Putti on left playing the flute and the one on the right conducting. Image © Pol Desmet – Beernemsesteenweg 99, 8750 Wingene BELGIUM. Fair use license. via http://www.poldesmet.com/inventory/new-arrivals/large-ormolu-clockset-with-putti-19th-century-1438044
Pair of Empire glass vases with ormolu gilt bronze putti (putti detail). Mid 19th c. French.
Pair of Empire glass vases with ormolu gilt bronze putti (putti detail). Mid 19th c. French. Glass and gilt bronze. Maker not known but label on the bottom showing that they were first sold by a shop in Marseilles. Image © 1995-2019 eBay Inc. Fair use license. via
Clock with the motif of two putti and a chariot pulled by two rams.
Clock with the motif of two putti and a chariot pulled by two rams with more putti on the base. ca. 1840-50. French. Gilt bronze and porcelain. Gilt-bronze cartwheel dial with cobalt blue cartouches and shading. “Alph. Giroux Paris”, maker. Image © 2019 Dorotheum GmbH & Co KG. Fair use license. via https://www.dorotheum.com/en/l/1379923/
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