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French 19th Century Gilt Bronze Mantel Clock and Candelabra



A Garniture de Cheminee by Japy Freres et Cie Constructed in two color gold ormolu, comprising a richly decorated mantle clock and two candelabra in the late Louis XVI manner; the breakfront form clock rising from foliate adorned toupie feet, having a central panel depicting musical trophies, the enamel dial depicting hours in Roman numerals, and the five minute intervals shown in Arabic numerals; the two train eight day movement strikes the hours on a bell, behind which is the makers mark set in a circle; elongated pine cones flank the sides, and over, a lidded Grecian urn; the side pieces have shaped elliptical bases on which sit putti holding cymbals; over the central column issues four side, and one central candleholder, with a snuffer. French, ccirca 1880 Dimensions: Clock: H: 19 in / 49 cm W: 12 in / 30 cm D: 6 in / 15 cm Candelabra: H:21 in / 54 cm Dia: 9 in / 23 cm Japy Freres was founded by Frederic Japy (1749-1812/3); their factory was founded at Baderel in 1810, and passed into the hands of his sons, when the company became Japy Freres; later incorporated into Japy Freres et Cie, the firm worked for the whole of the 19th c, and closed only at the outset of the Second World War.


  • Creator
    Japy Frères (Clockmaker)
  • Dimensions
    Height: 19.5 in. (49.53 cm)Width: 12 in. (30.48 cm)Depth: 6 in. (15.24 cm)
  • Style
    Belle Époque (Of the Period)
  • Materials and Techniques
  • Place of Origin
  • Period
  • Date of Manufacture
    circa 1880
  • Condition
    Wear consistent with age and use. in working condition.
  • Seller Location
    London, GB
  • Reference Number
    Seller: 83431stDibs: LU95479133671

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    Estimated Customs Duties & Taxes to the Continental US: $0.
    Ships From: London, United Kingdom
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