Stunning Gilt Brass Boudoir Clock.
~ French - Circa 1880 ~
~~ Excellent condition ~~
A beautiful Louis XVI style, original antique French boudoir clock. It is very well modelled in gilded brass which is in lovely bright and clean condition. The case is architecturally shaped, profusely decorated with floral swags and surmounted by an urn with pineapple finial. Mythical creatures with hairy paw feet form the legs tot he sides. The front of the case is fretted to allow the pendulum to be glimpsed swinging inside the case and the back door is glazed to allow the movement to be seen.
The dial is enamel on copper with a cast brass centre and is complete with original blued steel hands. Bezel is glazed with convex glass.
The French movement is of excellent quality and is in excellent clean and running condition having been fully cleaned and overhauled by our clockmaker. We have also replaced the pendulum. It runs for 8 days one one wind and strikes the hours and halves on a bell. Click the video clip below to hear the bell and watch the clock running!
Condition of the case is
excellent with clean and bright finish. There is some minor wear to the original
gilding on the high spots. The dial is also in excellent condition with just
some very slight chipping around the winding holes. The rear glass has some
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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