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Japy Freres Gilt Brass Clock Set
Dragons

~ French - Circa 1870 ~

~~ Excellent condition, fully overhauled and working ~~ 

A very decorative original antique French clock by the famous maker Japy Freres. It is French Gothic in style, with lions mask above the dial and a dragon to each side. It is constructed of brass with a gilded finish which is in excellent bright and clean condition. The front of the clock is elaborately fretted to allow the pendulum to be seen swinging within the case.

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Candelabra are styled with scrolling arms and are complete with original snuffers. These sit in the central sconce as a finial.        

The dial is enamel on copper with a brass decorative centre, red half hour markers and blued steel hands.

The Japy Freres French movement is of this clockmakers usual excellent quality. It runs for 8 days on one wind and is in very good clean and running condition having been fully overhauled by our clockmaker. We have replaced the missing pendulum. Click the movie below to see and hear the movement working!

The case is in excellent original condition, bright and fresh with hardly any wear or discolouration. The enamel dial is in excellent condition, just some tiny chips around the winding holes. Candelabra arms are slightly distorted The set displays beautifully as you can see in the pictures below!

Complete with pendulum and a suitable key. Full setting up instructions supplied if required.

Dimensions of clock:

inches Height 16 1/4", Width9", Depth 4 1/2"
  centimetres Height 41 cm, Width 23 cm, Depth 11.5 cm

Dimensions of candelabra:

inches Height 19 1/4", Width 7", Depth 7"
  centimetres Height 49 cm, Width 18 cm, Depth 18 cm

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. 

Click the movie player below to see the this actual clock run -
(large file, may take a moment to start).


Full Size video - click here!

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Japy Freres 'Grande Medaille D' Honneur' mark on the movement backplate.

International Shipping is no problem - fully insured

UK postage by courier will be 30

International shipping to USA and Europe will be 95 by Air with insurance.

Rest of the world including Australia and Far East will be 150

  We use a premium courier such as UPS, DHL etc or a dedicated/specialist antiques courier.
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