A simply huge bracket clock, almost 5 ft in height with its original bracket.
Sumptuously made Boulle marquetry of red shell veneer delicately inlaid with
brass and mounted with finely mounted ormolu (fine gilded bronze). Beautiful
Rococo shape with glazed door and sides to allow the pendulum to be seen gently
swinging within. The inside is also decorated, fine Boulle work to the inside of
the rear door and a Trompe-l'oeil effect to the floor. To the top is a finely
modelled figure of Pheme, the Greek goddess of fame with her trumpet and laurel
An exquisite small sized boudoir or desk clock, beautifully formed in the sought
after Louis XVI lyre shape. It is finely figured walnut mounted with ormolu
(fine gilded bronze). To the top is a sunburst motif with the brass and blued
steel 'strings' below. The pretty dial is decorated with delicately painted
floral swags between the numerals.
A fine and early French empire ormolu (mercury fire gilded or bronze doré)
clock. The original gilding is in exquisite condition with a lovely golden glow.
The clock depicts the goddess Psyche with a butterfly gently resting on her
shoulder, seated on a rock containing the movement. Height 22".
A fine and early original antique French ormolu (fine gilded bronze)
clock by Vincenti and retailed by Rollin of Paris. The clock
is beautifully modelled with finely chased detail. It is mounted with an exquisite Serves style porcelain panel, finely painted with
flowers with a pompadour blue back ground. The original gilding is in stunning
A very elegant clock set featuring a beautifully modelled eagle to the top. It
is a library four glass or crystal regulator, beautifully made in the classical
style from a fine specimen marble, with salmon pink and silver blue veining,
mounted with finely finished ormolu (gilded brass/bronze).
A beautiful original antique French clock gilt
metal with exquisitely painted porcelain panels in the manner of Sevres.
Porcelain has a pompadour blue ground, a country scene below the dial and
delicately painted floral swags to the dial and the lower panel. Unusually the clock
depicts the explorer of the American West Benjamin de Bonneville
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A beautiful original antique French bronze clock set. It is modelled in the
Louis XVI style, restrained and chic with a waisted case decorated with floral
and acanthus decoration. To the
front is an inscription that dates the clock to 1888 "Presented to J
E Lane Esq F.R.C.S by the students of St Mary's hospital"
A Large and impressive original antique French Gothic clock set, beautifully
made in gilt brass, very heavy and crisply modelled. The body of the clock is fretted, pendulum can be glimpsed swinging within the case through
the fretwork. Height 23 1/2"
A fine and early Ormolu (mercury fire gilded bronze) by the renowned Clockmaker
and Bronze Founder Raingo Freres. The gilding is in glorious untouched condition, beautifully matted with
highlights finely polished. Height 15 1/2"
A stunning Ormolu (gilt bronze) original antique table clock
by the renowned maker Raingo Freres. It is Rococo in
style, waisted keyhole shape with acanthus shoulders and 'C' scroll feet. Height
A stunning original antique French gilt bronze Cartel wall clock by Japy Freres.
It is beautifully designed in the Rococo style, asymmetrical shape with bold 'C'
scrolls, elaborate foliage and floral swags. Below the dial is a long fretted
panel which allows a glimpse of the pendulum swinging at the top. Height 20 1/4"
A monumental early bronze and Sienna Marble clock by the superb
maker Honoré Pons. The stunning sculpture depicts Agamemnon who led the Greeks to victory at Troy as told in
Homer's Iliad. He stands on the rocks, sea washing around him with fist raised
to lead the battle on to Trojan soil. 30" high.
A lovely large classical clock set, restrained and chic in design. It is
beautifully made in gilt bronze, mounted with exquisitely decorated
porcelain showing grand tour style classical ruins by St Denis of
Paris. Height 16 1/2" or 42 cm
truly breathtaking sculptural clock, a beautiful version of the famous
sculpture Psyche Revived by Cupid’s Kiss by Antonio Canova currently in the Louvre. It is bronze and
gilt patinated... Height 22 1/4" or 57 cm
A stunning and unusual original antique table clock by the famous
Lenzkirch company. Beautifully made in gilt bronze, it features
Chinese dragons supporting the clock with incense burners in their mouths.
This is a very large and heavy original antique French brass clock set that has
been meticulously restored in our own workshop. It is very decorative in the
classical style, beautifully, modelled and finished. To each side is a Caryatid,
supporting the cavetto cornice upon her head.
A large and stunning clockset of beautiful modelled bronzed patinated metal
figures mounted on ebonised wooden bases, not marked but after
Xavier Raphanel. The clockset is a brilliant depiction of
adventure. A sailor at the helm of a small wooden boat, riding a boiling froth
of a sea, full of life and vigor. Followed by Le pilote,
the sailor explores a far off land and then La Rentree
(the return) is a charming depiction of a mother and child.
A rare and beautiful 18th century Boulle marquetry bracket clock in lovely original
condition. It is Rococo in style, waisted case decorated in première
partie, brown shell veneer delicately inlaid with intricate brass foliate
scrolls. It is mounted in finely made ormolu (mercury fire gilded bronze). The
clock features its original verge escapement and most likely its original
A rare and divine ormolu (mercury fire gilded / bronze doré)
English boudoir clock. The exquisite miniature chain fusee movement is by the
excellent maker F Baetens of 23 Gerrard Street London.
The case is classical in style. Height 11" or 28 cm.
A magnificent gilt bronze classical clock set. It is an original antique French
clock set of drum head design, with lions masks to the sides and a classical urn to the top.
A window to the front to allows the pendulum to be seen gently swinging within
the case. The
set is in superb condition, the original gilding is beautifully clean and
A fine and large bronze clock by the famous bronze foundry of H. Luppens et Cie of Brussels.
Beautifully modelled and finished, bronze work of the highest quality. Open fret
work to the front to allow the pendulum to be seen swinging within the case.
A most stunning and very large Vernis Martin gold lacquer Rococo clock,
mounted with ormolu (Doré Bronze or fine gilded bronze). It was
retailed by Tiffany & Co of New York. To the
front is a charming scene of a soirée in a country setting. The gold lacquer is stunning, with a lovely antique
glow and craquelure that can only come with age. Height
26 1/2" or 67.5 cm.
A beautiful miniature antique French clock set. It is formed as a classical
column plinth, surmounted by a delightful figure of a girl in gilt metal. The
candle sticks are also classical in style. The dial is enamel on copper with
blue lettering, gilt brass hands and convex glass.
A very fine and substantial gilt bronze table clock by Louis Japy.
It is of the the highest quality, beautifully modelled and finished in glorious
ormolu. It is of balloon form with bold scrolls and acanthus swags. To the top a
large rococo flourish. The front and sides have sound frets backed with red
A very unusual and decorative antique French clock set, beautifully modelled in
silvered and gilded bronze. It is modelled in the Baroque style with a fretted front panel to allow the pendulum to
be seen gently swinging within the case. The contrast of the silver and gilt is
stunning. Height 19 1/4", 49 cm.
A rare and desirable cast iron turret clock dial with copper backing and gilt
tin hands, 3 ft in diameter, a good size for interior or exterior use. The dial
is in lovely original condition, you could re-paint it but it looks great as it
is. It comes with it's movement, a well made timepiece movement....
A stunning original antique French cartel wall clock by the famous maker Japy
Freres. It is Louis XVI in style, classical case with acanthus swags. The front
is fretted to allow the pendulum to be seen gently swinging within. Height 25"
or 64 cm
stunning clock set featuring a beautifully sculptured figure of a lioness to the
top. It is not signed however the figure is after Lionne En Furie by
Cartier (Thomas François 1879 - 1943) who is
a well listed sculptor. The case is made of a lovely specimen marble mounted with ormolu.
The pendulum swings visibly
between the columns. Height 14 1/2".
A rare and stunning original antique French clock set. It is beautifully
designed in the Rococo style and features exquisite cloisonné or champlevé
enamel work to both the clock and candelabrum. It has an elegant waisted,
asymmetric case, decorated with flowing scrolls and acanthus.
A large Baroque clock of excellent quality by the famous maker
Samuel Marti. It is beautifully made of bronze with hairy paw feet,
an armorial bearing to the front with Lions Rampant and mythical creatures to
the sides. The front has sound frets backed with red velvet. Height 23 1/4" or
A very large, rare and impressive original antique clock set. The bodies are
stunning Japanese Imari porcelain mounted with finely gilded bronze. Japanese Imari porcelain jars of inverted pear form covered with a high domed lids, beautifully decorated in underglaze cobalt blue and overglaze
rust-red enamel and gilt highlights.