Antique French Rococo Ormolu Table Clock
~ French - Circa 1875 ~
~~ Excellent condition, fully overhauled ~~
Stunning original antique French ormolu clock. The style is Rococo, waisted keyhole shape with acanthus leaf shoulders, 'C' scroll feet and surmounted by a flamboyant finial. It stands on its original integral base. Curved fretted panels backed with red velvet are inserted into the sides, with smaller ones to the front and rear.
The design is beautifully bold and heavily modelled in ormolu (fine gilded brass), well chased and finished. The clock is modelled in the round and would display very well on a table.
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Dial is a beautiful enamel on copper, delicately decorated with pretty floral swags between the numerals. It is complete with its original delicately fretted brass hands and convex glass.
The French movement is of excellent quality and is in clean and fully working condition having been fully overhauled in our workshop. The pendulum is an old replacement. It runs for 8 days on one wind and strikes the hours and halves on a bell, click the video below to see and hear the movement!
The finish of the ormolu is excellent, bright
and clean. There are some minor areas of wear or scratches. The dial is in
excellent condition no chips and just a couple of faint scratches. We have
replaced the red velvet with new.
About us - All of our clocks are original antiques, we source most of our clocks in France, Belgium, the Netherlands and the UK. We prefer to buy our clocks in original 'dirty' condition. We then clean the cases using a technique we have developed over many years. We employee two qualified clockmakers who overhaul the movements. Movements are thoroughly tested until we are satisfied that they will run trouble free.
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UK postage by courier will be £25
International shipping to USA and Europe will be £75 by Air with insurance.
Rest of the world including Australia and Far East will be £115
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