Elaborate architectural composition representing Ark in arcading with railings and gates at front. Burners formed as lions. The whole overlaid with pierced decoration of birds, animals and foliage. Above curtains, a gilt composition of lions upholding a crown, above a pair of hands giving blessing (badge of priestly family?). Gryphons holding side lights. Clock at top flanked by gryphons and marked 'Denland, à Paris'. Crown and eagle finial.