A large and stunning Ormolu (gilt bronze) clock set mounted with exquisite
Sèvres style porcelain. It is Rococo in style, a bold balloon shape with
sweeping 'C' scrolls, floral swags, dolphins and a flaming torche to the finial.
The delicately painted panel to the front shows a charming scene of a young man
serenading a lady in a country setting.
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 very chic antique French library four glass crystal regulator with Cloisonné
or Champlevé enamel decoration to the front along with bow front glass. The four
sides are glazed with beveled glass to allow the mercury compensated pendulum to
be seen gently swinging and the fastidiously restored movement to be seen
functioning. Height 11 1/2" or 29 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 large (3 ft in height) and stunning original antique French cartel wall
clock. It is beautifully modelled in gilt bronze, in the baroque style with
elaborate, stylised architectural detail including the fancy broken arch
pediment, columns to the sides and profuse acanthus decoration.
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 beautiful Rococo gilt bronze (Ormolu, Doré Bronze) original antique French
boudoir clock. It features the most exquisite figures of cherubs. One plays a
flute seated on an acanthus scroll while the other listens, seated above the
dial, within a shell grotto. Height 12", 30.5 cm.
A very large and magnificent original antique French Baroque table clock,
beautifully made in ormolu or gilt Bronze. The movement is housed in a drum
supported upon outswept scrolls with mythical creatures that sit upon the
integral base. Height 22 1/2", 57.5 cm.
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 very large and stunning Rococo bracket clock, on its original
bracket it is almost 3 feet in height. It is made of a beautifully figured, antique
red shell veneer, beautifully rich and deep colour that contrasts luxuriously
with the bright gilded bronze ormolu (finely gilded bronze or Doré
Bronze). Height 35"
A super, rare original antique French clock
featuring a cherub swinging back and forth as the pendulum. Patented by
Farcot in 1862. The front plate of the
movement is skeletonised and is visible through the centre of the dial,
a delightful clock to watch. RSC2708
A beautiful original antique French clock set, made in gilded brass in the Louis
XVI classical style. The case is architectural in shape, profusely decorated
with acanthus. We have comprehensively restored this clock set,
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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 brass 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 rare and stunning original antique French clock by A.D. Mougin.
It is beautifully modelled in
gilt brass and mounted with exquisite cloisonné or champlevé enamel work. Impeccably prepared and tested in our workshop, ready
for you to display.
A stunning original antique French Rococo boudoir clock by Louis
Japy. The case is beautifully waisted and subtly asymmetric in
keeping with the Rococo taste. Sweeping scrolls, acanthus swags and a shell to
the front decorate the case. To the top is an elaborate Rococo finial. Height is
18 1/4" or 46.5 cm.
A large and very good quality original antique
French cartel wall clock by the famous maker Japy Freres
and retailed by the Parisian retailer Charles Hour. It
is beautifully made in gilded bronze in the Baroque style. The ormolu pendulum
swings visibly below the dial. Height 23 1/2" or 60cm.
A very decorative original antique French clock set. It is beautifully modelled
in the Rococo style in gilt brass. The front is delicately fretted to lighten
the design and allow a glimpse of the pendulum gently swinging inside the case.
Height 17" or 43 cm.
A super, rare original antique French clock featuring a cherub
swinging back and forth as the pendulum. This is the Farcot
version, patented by Farcot in 1862. It uses a double
escapement to achieve the front to back motion for the cherub. The front plate
of the movement is skeletonised and is visible through the centre of the dial.
Height 11" or 28 cm.
A large and superb original antique French clock set, beautifully modelled in
gilt brass in the style of Louis XVI. It is profusely decorated with acanthus,
scrolls to the sides, an urn of flowers to the top and a fretted front panel of
acanthus, allowing the pendulum to be seen gently swinging within. Height 23" or
~~ Excellent original condition, fully overhauled ~~
rare original antique French swinging mystery clock set. Stunning Art Nouveau
figures by the well known and listed sculptor Auguste
Louis Mathurin Moreau. The clock is entitled fleur des prés,
she holds the large pendulum aloft which swings gently to-and-fro. Beautifully
modelled in bronze patinated metal and in lovely original condition with a
stunning original finish. Height 28 1/2" or 72.5 cm
A very elegant clock set featuring a beautifully modelled eagle to the top. It is a
library four glass or crystal regulator with curved side panels and
beveled glass to all four sides. It is beautifully made from a fine specimen
with finely finished ormolu. Both the movement and pendulum are visible. Height
of clock 15 1/2" or 39.5 cm.
A very delicate and decorative original antique French cartel wall clock. It is
in the style of Louis XVI with the movement mounted in a round case supported
from a bow. The case is adorned with a bow and swags of acanthus, all
beautifully made in ormolu (finely gilded brass). Height 19 1/2" or 49.5 cm.
A beautifully delicate miniature boudoir clock, an original antique French
timepiece in the Rococo style. The case is burr walnut mounted with exquisitely
finished ormolu mounts. Acanthus swags to the shoulders and feet and a gadrooned
border to the stop with a pretty loop handle. The bezel is set with jewels that
glint as they catch the light and the lovely little dial is enamel on copper and
complete with original fine gilt brass hands. Height 7 1/2" or 19 cm.
~~ Excellent condition, beautifully clean and fully overhauled ~~
very large, heavy and beautifully made original antique French ormolu (finely
gilded bronze) clock. It is
Rococo in style with boldly modelled, sweeping acanthus and 'C' scrolls to the
waisted case. It features an exquisitely detailed figure of the Greek goddess Athena seated to the
top, marking the passage of time on a sundial.
A lovely small sized, original antique French clock set. It is French Gothic in
style with a light and delicate design of fretwork covering most of the case.
This allows the pendulum to be seen swinging gently inside the case. Dragons sit
to the top of the case and also on the candelabra. Height 15 1/2" (39.5 cm)
A super, rare original antique French clock featuring a cherub
swinging back and forth as the pendulum. It is particularly rare, being the
larger version with a marble case rather than the more often seen alabaster
cased models, which are smaller. It is also the Farcot
version, the best one, patented by Farcot in 1862.This
is a delightful clock to watch, please click below to see the video. Height 13
3/4" (35 cm)
A very decorative clock set by the famous maker Japy Freres. It is Baroque in
style, a beautiful waisted shape to the case with light, fretted panels above
and below the dial. The pendulum can be glimpsed swinging within the case.
Height 22 1/2" (57 cm).
A large and stunning original antique French Rococo clock set, in immaculate
condition, having been restored in our workshop. It is finely modelled in gilt
brass with bold scrolling acanthus, swept 'C' scroll feet, fretted panels and
featuring a charming figure of a cherub with palm branches to the top.
Candelabra are conforming in style with bold asymmetric urns and seven
lights. This is a beautifully made set, crisply modelled and finished.
A beautiful original antique French table clock. It features exquisite
Sevres style porcelain panels
depicting cherubs, delicately and fastidiously painted and decorated with over
glaze gilt decoration. Corner pillars are decorated with champlevé enamel. It is
in stunning original, untouched condition
and is complete with its original base and glass dome.
A stunning clock by the famous maker Japy Freres,
gilt metal with exquisitely painted porcelain panels in the manner of Sevres.
The dial is beautifully decorated with a cherub and the panel beneath features a
charming scene of a young couple.
A beautiful original Antique French Rococo clock set by
the rarely seen maker Louis Boname of Seloncourt. It
is stunning in its original ormolu (fine gilded bronze) which is bright and
clean. The case is of classic Rococo design, waisted, keyhole shape.
A truly exceptional original antique French clock set. It is made of exquisitely
cast ormolu (Finely gilded bronze) mounted on a fine red specimen marble. The
clock is held aloft in a bronze sphere by twirling acanthus scrolls. To the top
a pair of cherubs, full of charm and mischief climb on top. The candelabra
feature cherubs holding the three lights formed as acanthus.
A super, rare original antique French clock featuring a
cherub swinging back and forth as the pendulum. The escapement is between the
plates and therefore visible through the skeletonised front plate of the
movement. This is a delightful
clock to watch, please see the video through the link below.
A large and stunning original antique French bronze clock set. It is beautifully
designed in the classical taste, of architectural form with bold scrolling
acanthus bracket feet standing on an integral base. The front of the case is
fretted to allow the pendulum to be seen. The original
bronze patination is in lovely condition with a deep golden brown colour.
A very rare novelty clock by
featuring a girl on a swing swinging back and forth as the pendulum. It
is much larger then the cherub on a swing clocks, is mounted with porcelain and
is also the very rare striking version of the Farcot
movement. The case is modelled in the Baroque style with maiden caryatids
supporting the movement with the girl swinging below, this really is a
fascinating clock to watch, please see the video! Height 19 1/2" (49.5 cm)
A large and very decorative gilt metal clock set mounted with exquisitely
painted Sevres style porcelain urns and panels. The panels show scenes of a
young couple in a country setting, in one he plays the lute to her, in another
they drink wine and in the third he presents her with a gift. 18 1/2" (47 cm)
Stunning original antique French clock. The style is
Rococo, waisted keyhole shape with acanthus leaf shoulders, 'C' scroll feet and
surmounted by a flamboyant floral finial. It stands on its original integral
base. Curved fretted panels backed with red velvet are inserted into the sides.
Height 16 1/2" (42 cm).
~Excellent condition, fully working and ready to
A rare and sublime original Louis XVI period antique French clock dating from
around 1775 by the famous royal master clockmaker Lepaute
Horloger du Roi. It depicts the succession of Louis XVI to the throne with putto
presenting the divine light of the sacred heart. Its is beautifully made in
ormolu mounted on a
marble plinth. The modelling and chasing is exquisite and the condition is
superb, especially considering the clock is almost 240 years old.