Antique French bronze clock by Farcot depicting Chinese fire dogs.
This antique bronze clock depicts two Chinese fire dogs.
According to the Chinese zodiac, every fifth Year of the Dog is tempered by the element of Fire.
Those who are born as Fire Dogs will have certain character traits as being more adventurous, having a spirit of adventure however they don’t stray far from home.
Those born between the dates of the 2nd February 1946 to the 21stÂ January 1947, as well as the 29th January 2006 through to the 17th February 2007 fall into the range of being born under the Chinese fire dog sign.
While many antique clocks were made of spelter, bronze has been and still is regarded as the far superior metal that has been used for centuries in not just clocks, but of course world famous sculptures such as The Thinker by Auguste Rodin and of course David by Donatello
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