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19th Century Empire French Clock
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Large, 19th century French clock.
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Antique Late 19th Century French Table Clocks and Desk Clocks

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Metal

  • 19th Century Empire French Clock
  • 19th Century Empire French Clock
  • 19th Century Empire French Clock
  • 19th Century Empire French Clock
H 27 in. W 20.25 in. D 7.5 in.
Beautiful 19th Century French Clock Garniture Set
By Japy Frères
Located in Antrim, GB
Beautiful 19th century antique French clock garniture set Painted Sevres style blue panels surmounted with Lion mask faces Japy Freres Movement Working Perfectly Guaranteed...
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Antique 19th Century French Rococo More Clocks

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Spelter

French Clock in Gilt and Patinated Bronze with Two Cherubs
Located in Atlanta, GA
Magnificent and superb quality French clock of gilt and patinated bronze, featuring two cherubs and signed Le Roy, Paris.
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Antique Late 19th Century French Mantel Clocks

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Bronze

French Clock Set Mantle Garniture Marble Antique, 1900
Located in Potters Bar, GB
Elegant antique French clock set with mantle clock and matching tazzas Love the salmon pink tone of the marble with grey flecks, great colour and finish We date this garniture to c...
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Antique Early 1900s Mantel Clocks

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Marble

Large French clock
Located in Atlanta, GA
A very finely detailed gilt and patinated bronze clock featuring two maidens supporting the timepiece.
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Antique Late 19th Century French Mantel Clocks

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Bronze

  • Large French clock
  • Large French clock
  • Large French clock
  • Large French clock
H 30 in. Dm 26 in.
Antique French Clock Set in Champleve Enamel and Ormolu
Located in London, GB
This charming late 19th century French clock set takes inspiration from a range of styles and periods, and is beautiful in its final execution. It consists of a central clock and two...
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Antique Late 19th Century French Mantel Clocks

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Enamel, Ormolu

19th Century, French Clock in the Chinoiserie Style
Located in San Francisco, CA
19th century, French clock In the Chinoiserie style. An 8 day pendulum movement that bell strikes on the hour and half hour. Chinese porcelain body in the Kang His style by Samson. T...
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Antique Late 19th Century French Chinoiserie Table Clocks and Desk Clocks

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Bronze

Elaborate 19th Century French Clock by T H Re Le Roy
Located in London, GB
An impressive early 19th century French clock by T H re Le Roy, having 8 day striking silk-suspension movement with silver dial. The clock, mounted in ormolu case depicting Egyptian ...
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Antique 19th Century French Empire Mantel Clocks

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Ormolu

20th Century Chiselled and Gilt Antimony French Clock, 1920
Located in Vicoforte, Piedmont
French clock from 20th century. Object of great measure and impact in chiselled and gilded antimony adorned with sculptures of gilt and angel. Clock of fabulous decoration decorated ...
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Early 20th Century French Table Clocks and Desk Clocks

Fine Sevres Porcelain and Ormolu Antique French Clock
By Vincenti et Cie
Located in Belper, Derbyshire
A fine, early antique French clock by André Hoffmann of Paris, the movement by Vincenti et Cie, circa 1850. It is beautifully made in ormolu (fire gilded bronze doré) mounted with ex...
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Antique 19th Century French Louis XVI Mantel Clocks

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Ormolu

Antique French Clock with Porcelain Face
By Japy Frères
Located in Asheville, NC
Handsome antique clock has Roman numerals and marked minutes with detailed hands on porcelain face. Glass-encasement is made of brass and bevelled covered glass. Body of clock is scu...
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Antique 19th Century French Clocks

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Marble, Slate, Iron

19th Century French Clock Garniture
Located in Brighton, Sussex
A good quality French bronze and ormolu clock garniture, having bronze cherubs mounted either side of the clock and supporting the five branch candelabra. Retailer; Humbert.
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Antique 1860s French Mantel Clocks

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Bronze

  • 19th Century French Clock Garniture
  • 19th Century French Clock Garniture
  • 19th Century French Clock Garniture
  • 19th Century French Clock Garniture
H 19 in. W 12 in. D 7 in.
Art Deco French Clock Set, Greyhound
By Michel Decoux
Located in Belper, Derbyshire
A stunning original French Art Deco clocks set, circa 1925. It features a beautifully captured figure of a greyhound, cubist in the manner of Michel Decoux (1837-1924). The case is a...
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Early 20th Century French Art Deco Mantel Clocks

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Marble, Metal

  • Art Deco French Clock Set, Greyhound
  • Art Deco French Clock Set, Greyhound
  • Art Deco French Clock Set, Greyhound
  • Art Deco French Clock Set, Greyhound
H 12.25 in. W 14.25 in. D 4.75 in.
French Clock with a Love Scene
Located in Lantau, HK
A French late 19th century gilt-bronze (ormolu) mantel clock in the Rococo style. This trapeze-shaped clock is supported by four scroll feet, the lower part of the piece is symmetric...
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Antique 19th Century French Rococo Mantel Clocks

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Ormolu

  • French Clock with a Love Scene
  • French Clock with a Love Scene
  • French Clock with a Love Scene
  • French Clock with a Love Scene
H 15.75 in. W 10.24 in. D 4.73 in.
19th Century French Clock Set
By G. None
Located in Bronx, NY
This vintage 19th century marble & dore' bronze clock set is beautifully designed in a Louis XVI motif. The clock features a decorative hand painted round enamel face with Arabic num...
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Antique Late 19th Century French Louis XVI Mantel Clocks

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Marble, Bronze, Enamel

  • 19th Century French Clock Set
  • 19th Century French Clock Set
  • 19th Century French Clock Set
  • 19th Century French Clock Set
H 19.38 in. W 25 in. D 7 in.
Large Industrial Antique French Clock Face
Located in Bridgeport, CT
Epic industrial wall clock face with zinc trim and surround, enamel face with Roman numerals. Non-working, architectural element for unique decor. Age appropriate condition including...
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Antique 19th Century French Industrial Wall Clocks

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Enamel

Japy Freres Ormolu and Sevres Porcelain Louis XVI Antique French Clock
By Japy Frères
Located in Belper, Derbyshire
A stunning original antique French clock by the famous maker Japy Frères. It is Louis XVI in style, mounted with exquisite Sèvres style porcelain. This has a cream ground delicately ...
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Antique 1890s French Louis XVI Mantel Clocks

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Bronze

Empire Ormolu Antique French Clock Goddess Juno
By Lesieur
Located in Belper, Derbyshire
A rare and fine original antique French Empire clock featuring the goddess Juno. Beautifully made in sumptuous mercury fire gilded bronze, Juno is seated with a peacock amongst the c...
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Antique 19th Century French Empire Mantel Clocks

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Marble, Ormolu

Antique French Clock Dial Face Wall Clock, Fully Working
Located in Belper, Derbyshire
A charming antique French comptoise clock dial, beautifully naïve repoussé work surround with painted decoration, porcelain enamel dial with brass hands. Originally with a large weig...
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Antique 19th Century French Victorian Wall Clocks

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Brass, Iron

Early Ormolu and Porcelain Antique French Clock by Raingo Freres
By Raingo Frères
Located in Belper, Derbyshire
~ French - Circa 1840 ~ ~~ Excellent condition, fully overhauled ~~ A fine and early Louis XV style porcelain antique French clock mounted with exquisite ormolu (mercury fire gilde...
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Antique 19th Century French Louis XV Mantel Clocks

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Ormolu

French Clock Garniture de Cheminee by Etienne Maxant
By Etienne Maxant
Located in Montreal, QC
This set is a particularly fine example of this sort mantle ornament; The clock, surmounted by a Cupid with bow and arrow, is flanked by a pair of Campana shaped urns. The marble is ...
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Antique Late 19th Century French Belle Époque Mantel Clocks

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Marble, Bronze

French Clock and Candleabrum Grand Scale Garniture Set
Located in Houston, TX
Bronze dore clock and Candleabrum are decorated with cherubs in a dark Patinated bronze. This grand and elaborate set is in lovely condition. The rococo design incorporates five c...
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Antique Early 19th Century French Mantel Clocks

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Bronze

Jacques Adnet Style French Clock Table, circa 1950
By Jacques Adnet
Located in Miami, FL
Jacques Adnet style French clock table, circa 1950, animals and music instrument décor, see pictures Unusual piece, bronze, brass and faux leather.
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Vintage 1950s French Mid-Century Modern Coffee and Cocktail Tables

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Brass, Bronze

French Clock, Directoire Period, Portico Form, Signed Revel Paris
Located in London, GB
A French Directoire ormolu mounted black marble portico clock of Egyptian temple form. Set upon ormolu toupee feet with a rectangular black marble base. Black marble columns rise up ...
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Antique 1790s French Mantel Clocks

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Belgian Black Marble, Ormolu

19th Century French Clock Set, with Pietra Dura Panels
Located in Brighton, Sussex
A very good quality 19th century gilded ormolu Louis XVI style clock garniture. The clock having a Classical Roman soldier above a square section clock with inlaid marble clock face ...
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Antique 19th Century French Louis XVI Mantel Clocks

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Marble, Ormolu

Art Deco Small Modernist French Clock by Dep
By DEP
Located in Devon, England
Attractive 1930s Art Deco Modernist clock by the French makers Dep. Features a wooden base with a rainbow of pink celluloid and chrome either side the main dial. We've had this lovel...
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Mid-20th Century French Art Deco Table Clocks and Desk Clocks

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Chrome

  • Art Deco Small Modernist French Clock by Dep
  • Art Deco Small Modernist French Clock by Dep
  • Art Deco Small Modernist French Clock by Dep
  • Art Deco Small Modernist French Clock by Dep
H 2.56 in. W 5.12 in. D 1.58 in.
Vintage French Clock Dial Face, Lepaute Paris, Industrial Fully Working
By Henry Lepaute
Located in Belper, Derbyshire
A stunning vintage French industrial clock by the famed company of Henri Lepaute. Found abandoned in a French industrial building by our buyer, the battered green enamel case with di...
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Early 20th Century French Industrial Wall Clocks

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Aluminum, Steel

Gilt and Patinated Bronze Antique French Clock Set by Picard
By Henri Picard
Located in London, GB
Comprising a central clock and a pair of flanking candelabra, the central circular dial surrounded by a laurel wreath and bow ormolu mount, with plaques depicting biblical scenes in ...
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Antique 19th Century French Napoleon III More Clocks

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Marble, Bronze

1890 French Clock Medaille D'or By Samuel Marti For Tiffany
By Tiffany & Co., Samuel Marti
Located in Surrey, BC
Antique French crystal mantel clock by Samuel Marti features bronze frame with reeded columns encasing beveled crystal panels , excellent details sculpted features , enameled coppe...
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Antique 1890s French Louis XVI Mantel Clocks

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Brass

Massive French Clock of Baccanalian Maiden Lying Naked on Lion's Skin
Located in London, GB
French patinated bronze and Sienna marble mantel clock of massive proportions. The subject being of a naked maiden lying down on a lion's pelt and leaning against the clock. The subj...
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Antique 1890s French Napoleon III Mantel Clocks

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Siena Marble, Bronze

Huge Antique French Clock, Cherubs Carrying Time by Carrier
By Albert-Ernest Carrier-Belleuse
Located in Belper, Derbyshire
A huge and superb bronzed metal clock by the celebrated sculptor Albert Ernst Carrier-Belleuse (1824-1887). Two beautifully depicted cherubs hold the clock aloft, mounted in a bronze...
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Antique 19th Century French Neoclassical Table Clocks and Desk Clocks

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Marble, Metal

19th Century French Clock Garniture By Prosper Roussel Of Paris
Located in Dublin, IE
A stunning ormolu and onyx mantle clock with garniture. Surmounted by a seated cupid on a octagonal shaped base with a wreath border, twin barrel movement striking on a bell ,an enam...
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Antique 19th Century French Victorian Mantel Clocks

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Onyx, Ormolu

Antique French Clock Dial Face by Japy Freres, Industrial, Fully Working
By Japy Frères
Located in Belper, Derbyshire
A lovely painted metal clock dial with original hands by Japy Freres. Reclaimed from a derelict French Industrial building, it bares the scars of a hard life with flaking paint, mark...
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20th Century French Industrial Wall Clocks

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Brass, Steel

19 Century French Clock Featuring an Oriental Warrior Archer on Horseback
By Feuchere
Located in Vancouver, British Columbia
A fine quality Napoleon III mantle clock with a case of gilded, silvered, and patinated bronze. The base of the clock is in chased gilded bronze with elaborate moldings. The patinate...
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Antique Mid-19th Century French Napoleon III Mantel Clocks

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Bronze

Antique French Clock Dial Face by Japy Frères Industrial Fully Working
By Japy Frères
Located in Belper, Derbyshire
A lovely painted metal clock dial with original hands by Japy Frères. Recovered by our buyer from a crumbling and forgotten French industrial building, it bares the scars of a hard l...
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Early 20th Century French Industrial Wall Clocks

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Metal

White Marble French Clock, Dial Signed Lepaute, Marble Signed Franco Franchi
By Lepaute
Located in London, GB
White marble French mantel clock, the Carrara marble case carved with a figure of Minerva beside a pedestal, on Sienna marble base. Minerva stands with a helmet on her head and one o...
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Antique 1820s French Charles X Mantel Clocks

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Carrara Marble

French Clock Napoléon III Original Label on the Back, 1867
By Napoléon III
Located in Milano, IT
French watch Napoléon III Original label on the back 1867 Important French watch III with original label of the retailer beautiful back of the watch. The object is made of walnut woo...
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Antique 1860s French Napoleon III Table Clocks and Desk Clocks

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Bronze

19th Century Empire Marble France Clock Mainet à Paris, 1810s
Located in Roma, RM
Temple clock of French origin, Paris city, Empire era, silk thread mechanism. Bardiglio gray marble. With capitals in gilded bronze. Functioning and overhauled mechanism. The enamel...
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Antique Early 1800s French Empire Mantel Clocks

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Marble

19th Century French Clock in Finely Chiseled and Gilded Bronze
Located in PALERMO, IT
Elegant and important table clock in finely chiseled and gilded bronze. Finely chiseled bronze plate, depicting a winged lady and chariot, adorn the front part of the base, in the up...
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Antique Early 19th Century French Empire Table Clocks and Desk Clocks

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Bronze

  • 19th Century French Clock in Finely Chiseled and Gilded Bronze
  • 19th Century French Clock in Finely Chiseled and Gilded Bronze
  • 19th Century French Clock in Finely Chiseled and Gilded Bronze
  • 19th Century French Clock in Finely Chiseled and Gilded Bronze
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H 21.66 in. W 15.75 in. D 4.73 in.
19th Century French Clock with Date, Moon, Second... Six Complications, ca 1860
Located in Greven, DE
Rare mantel clock with six complications Paris marble, enamel around 1860-1870 Dimensions: H x W x D: 30 x 24 x 14 cm Extremely rare historicism pendulum in black marble c...
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Antique 1860s French Mantel Clocks

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Belgian Black Marble

French Clock by H Koudebine, Paris with Figural Bronze by Charles Anfrie
Located in Houston, TX
Exceptional presentation of a beautiful bronze sitting on top of a plateau of griotte Marble, 19th century. The clock face is enamel with floral and foliate paintings surrounding th...
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Antique Late 19th Century French Table Clocks and Desk Clocks

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Griotte Marble, Bronze

Monumental Bronze Doré and Patinated French Clock with 26 Candelabrum with putti
Located in Houston, TX
Exquisite and large scale French bronze doré and patinated bronze elements Encase this exquisite clock presentation. 27 candelabra in scrolling arms decorate the entire piece. T...
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Antique Late 19th Century French Table Clocks and Desk Clocks

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Bronze

French Clock by H Koudebine, Paris with Figural Bronze by Charles Anfrie
Located in Houston, TX
Exceptional presentation of a beautiful bronze sitting on top of a plateau of griotte marble, 19th century. The clock face is enamel with floral and foliate paintings surrounding th...
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Antique Late 19th Century French Table Clocks and Desk Clocks

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Griotte Marble, Bronze

French Marble and Gilded Bronze Clock Set
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Detailed marble French clock set embellished with gilded bronze.
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Antique 19th Century French Mantel Clocks

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Marble, Bronze

  • French Marble and Gilded Bronze Clock Set
  • French Marble and Gilded Bronze Clock Set
  • French Marble and Gilded Bronze Clock Set
  • French Marble and Gilded Bronze Clock Set
H 18 in. W 12 in. D 6.75 in.
20th Century Gilded Bronze and Brass with Painted Ceramic French Clock, 1950
Located in Vicoforte, Piedmont
French clock from the mid-20th century. Object in gilded and chiselled bronze and brass, adorned with hand-painted ceramic elements with floral decorations of great pleasure. Rear do...
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Vintage 1950s French Ceramics

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Brass, Bronze

French Deco Marble Clock with Garnitures
Located in Oakland, CA
Gorgeous French clock with garniture to match, circa 1920s. Made of pink and green marble with decorative nickled-bronze. These pieces are exquisitely crafted and would be a beautifu...
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Vintage 1930s French Art Deco Clocks

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Marble, Bronze

  • French Deco Marble Clock with Garnitures
  • French Deco Marble Clock with Garnitures
  • French Deco Marble Clock with Garnitures
  • French Deco Marble Clock with Garnitures
H 15.5 in. W 12.5 in. D 5 in.
French Bronze Doré Clock with Sevres Porcelain in Celeste Blue
Located in Houston, TX
Large and exquisite bronze doré clock with large putti holding a garland of flowers over a porcelain painted mounted above French clock.
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Antique Mid-19th Century French Mantel Clocks

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Bronze

French 19th Century Clock with Matching Candelabrum
By Japy Frères
Located in Stamford, CT
A handsome 19th century French clock set comprising a clock with a matching pair of candelabrum. French Industrial steam Hammer type with brass movement. Signed GLT Paris Japy Freres...
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Antique Late 19th Century French Industrial Mantel Clocks

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Metal

French Rosewood and Satinwood Portico Clock
Located in Alessandria, Piemonte
Antique and elegant French clock, with bronze details and fine inlaid wood, perfectly working. Perfect in a studio room. O/1110.
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Antique Mid-19th Century French Napoleon III Table Clocks and Desk Clocks

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Wood

  •  French Rosewood and Satinwood Portico Clock
  •  French Rosewood and Satinwood Portico Clock
  •  French Rosewood and Satinwood Portico Clock
  •  French Rosewood and Satinwood Portico Clock
H 16.54 in. W 8.67 in. D 5.12 in.
Ormolu and Hand-Painted Clock
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Ormolu and hand-painted French clock.
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20th Century French Table Clocks and Desk Clocks

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Paint

  • Ormolu and Hand-Painted Clock
  • Ormolu and Hand-Painted Clock
  • Ormolu and Hand-Painted Clock
  • Ormolu and Hand-Painted Clock
H 14 in. W 8 in. D 5 in.
Late 19th Century French Beautifully Ornate Brass Freestanding Mantel Clock
Located in Atlanta, GA
An ornately decorated French brass mantel clock from the turn of the 19th and 20th century. This antique French clock is exquisitely decorated on all sides, it has an overall scrolli...
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Antique Late 19th Century French Mantel Clocks

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Metal, Brass

French Mantel Clock Le Premier Miroit Signed Francois Moreau
Located in Cheshire, GB
French clock mantel (fireplace) clock Le Premier Miroit signed Francois Moreau, the circular Roman numeric shell capped dial, raised above dolphin supports, and fronted by a semi cla...
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Antique Late 19th Century French Louis XV Mantel Clocks

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Metal

French Clock / Watchmakers Table, Savoy, France C. 1900
Located in Brooklyn, NY
French clockmakers table, Savoy region, France c. 1900. Ash Measures: H: 29 W: 13 D: 17.75
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Antique Early 1900s French French Provincial Tables

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Ash

19th Century French Gilt Mantle Clock with Sevres Plaques
Located in Debenham, Suffolk
19th century french gilt mantle clock with Sevres plaques circa 1890. Fine quality ornate french clock surmounted with a lady in traditional french dress leaning on an architectur...
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Antique Late 19th Century French Louis XVI Mantel Clocks

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Ormolu

French Rosewood Campaign Mantel Clock
Located in Norwich, GB
French rosewood campaign clock French campaign clock in a finely figured rosewood case standing on a raised moulded plinth, both sides inlaid with satinwood floral decoration and ...
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Antique 19th Century French Victorian Mantel Clocks

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Rosewood

  • French Rosewood Campaign Mantel Clock
  • French Rosewood Campaign Mantel Clock
  • French Rosewood Campaign Mantel Clock
  • French Rosewood Campaign Mantel Clock
H 9.75 in. W 6 in. D 5 in.
Fine French Neoclassical Marble and Gilt Bronze Ormolu Mantel Clock
Located in London, by appointment only
A fine late 19th century large white marble and ormolu mantel clock with a finely cast and patinated bronze lady reading. The clock is in superb condition and has been restored by...
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Antique 19th Century French Neoclassical Mantel Clocks

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Statuary Marble, Bronze

French Fluorspar and Ormolu Clock Garniture
Located in New Orleans, LA
This beautiful French clock garniture, styled in the Louis XV taste, is a charming work of artistry and craftsmanship. Crafted of richly veined and brightly-hued fluorspar mounted wi...
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Antique 19th Century French Rococo Mantel Clocks

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Stone, Bronze

Antique French Neoclassical style Ormolu Clock and Barometer Set by Mottheau
By Maison Mottheau et Fils
Located in London, GB
Manufactured in the Louis XVI style, both clock and barometer are encased within an ormolu case and flanked on either side by trumpet wielding cherubs, each surmounted with a patinat...
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Antique Late 19th Century French Louis XVI More Clocks

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Bronze, Enamel

19th Century France Empire Mantel Clocks Bronze Marble Achilles
Located in Roma, RM
Important French clock, early Empire era, incredible size, the object weighs close to 40 kg, depicting Achilles in the process of dressing for war. Remarkably crafted casting resting...
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Antique Early 1800s French Empire Mantel Clocks

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Marble, Bronze

Art Deco Brushed Steel Travel Alarm Clock by JAZ, French , c1930
By Jaz
Located in Devon, England
This is a super rare Art Deco travel alarm clock by JAZ a French clock maker. It's in perfect condition, quite literally we can't find any flaws to mention. Wonderfully stylish strea...
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Mid-20th Century French Art Deco More Clocks

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Steel

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France Clock For Sale on 1stDibs

At 1stDibs, there are many versions of the ideal France clock for your home. Each France clock for sale was constructed with extraordinary care, often using metal, bronze and stone. If you’re shopping for a France clock, we have 4559 options in-stock, while there are 20 modern editions to choose from as well. Your living room may not be complete without a France clock — find older editions for sale from the 18th Century and newer versions made as recently as the 21st Century. A France clock made by Louis XVI designers — as well as those associated with Art Deco — is very popular. Many designers have produced at least one well-made France clock over the years, but those crafted by JAZ, A.D. Mougin and René Lalique are often thought to be among the most beautiful.

How Much is a France Clock?

Prices for a France clock start at $125 and top out at $780,456 with the average selling for $5,183.

On the Origins of Europe

Georg Jensen furniture is available for sale on 1stDibs. These distinctive items are frequently made of metal and are designed with extraordinary care. In our collection of Georg Jensen furniture there are many options to choose from, although silver editions of this piece are particularly popular. 952 vintage editions of these items are in stock, while there are 446 modern editions to choose from as well. Many original furniture by Georg Jensen were created in Europe during the 20th century in the Art Nouveau style. If you’re looking for additional options, many customers also consider furniture by and . The prices for Georg Jensen furniture can vary depending on size, time period and other attributes. 1stDibs's price starts at $19 and tops out at $269,950, while pieces like these can sell for $737 on average.

Finding the Right Clocks for You

A sophisticated clock design, whether it’s a wall clock, desk clock, mantel clock or other variation, is a decorative object to be admired in your home as much as it is a necessary functional element. This is part of the reason clocks make such superb collectibles. Given the versatility of these treasured fixtures — they’ve long been made in a range of shapes, sizes and styles — a clock can prove integral to your own particular interior decor.

Antique and vintage clocks can whisk us back to the 18th and 19th centuries. When most people think of antique clocks, they imagine an Art Deco Bakelite tabletop or wall clock, named for the revolutionary synthetic plastic, Bakelite, of which they’re made, or a stately antique grandfather clock. But the art of clock-making goes way back, transcending continents and encompassing an entire range of design styles and technologies. In short, there are many kinds of clocks depending on your needs.

A variety of wall clocks can be found on 1stDibs. A large antique hand-carved walnut wall clock is best suited to a big room and a flat background given what will likely be outwardly sculptural features, while Georgian grandfather clocks, or longcase clocks, will help welcome rainswept guests into your entryway or foyer. An interactive cuckoo clock, large or small, is guaranteed to bring outsize personality to your living room or dining room. For conversation pieces of a similar breed, mid-century modern enthusiasts go for the curious Ball clock, the first of more than 150 clock models conceived in the studio of legendary architect and designer George Nelson

Minimalist contemporary clocks and books pair nicely on a shelf, but an eye-catching vintage mantel clock can add balance to your home library while drawing attention to your art and design books and other decorative objects. Ormolu clocks dating from the Louis XVI period, designed in the neoclassical style, are often profusely ornate, featuring architectural flourishes and rich naturalistic details. Rococo-style mantel clocks of Meissen porcelain or porcelain originating from manufacturers in cities such as Limoges, France, during the 18th and 19th centuries, exude an air of imperial elegance on your shelves or side tables and can help give your desk a 19th-century upgrade.

On 1stDibs, find a range of extraordinary antique, new and vintage clocks today.

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