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Antique French Japy Freres Louis XVI Gilt Bronze Clock

US$2,279.44

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A beautiful original antique French clock. It is classical in the Louis XVI style, an oval shaped body pieced with scrolling acanthus, stylised strap handles with rams heads and an urn with pineapple finial. The pendulum can be seen gently swinging within the case. The dial is also gilt bronze with 12 individual enamel cartouches and blued steel hands. The rear door is also glazed to allow the movement to be seen. The French movement is of high quality and is by Japy Freres. It is in excellent clean and running condition having been fully overhauled by our clockmaker. Pendulum is an old replacement. It runs for 8 days and strikes the hours and halves on a bell. We have a video of the clock running, please ask and we will send it to you. Condition of the case is excellent, the original gilding is beautifully clean and bright with only slight discolouration, marks and tarnish. The dial is also in excellent condition with no damage. Japy Freres clockmaker's mark on the movement backplate Complete with pendulum, bell and a suitable key. Full setting up instructions supplied if required. Dimensions of clock: inches: Height 16 1/2", Width 9 1/2", Depth 6 1/2" centimetres: Height 41.5 cm, Width 24 cm, Depth 16.5 cm.

Details

  • Creator
    Japy Frères (Clockmaker)
  • Dimensions
    Height: 41.91 cm (16.5 in.)Width: 24.13 cm (9.5 in.)Depth: 16.51 cm (6.5 in.)
  • Style
    Louis XVI (In the Style Of)
  • Materials and Techniques
  • Place of Origin
  • Period
  • Date of Manufacture
    circa 1870
  • Condition
    Repaired: Fully overhauled and tested movement. Wear consistent with age and use. Condition of the case is excellent, the original gilding is beautifully clean and bright with only slight discolouration, marks and tarnish. The dial is also in excellent condition with no damage.
  • Seller Location
    Belper, GB
  • Reference Number
    Seller: RSC34071stDibs: LU2496328521302

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  • Shipping
    Estimated Customs Duties & Taxes to the Continental US: $0.
    Ships From: Belper, United Kingdom
  • Return Policy

    A return for this item may be initiated within 14 days of delivery.

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