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19th Century French Comtoise Grandfather Clock with Automated Pendulum

$5,000

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A French Country comtoise, or grandfather clock, with polychrome painted pine case and embossed brass pendulum. Original seven day Morbier movement, professionally cleaned and in working order, having an enamel face signed by the clockmaker, B. Blanchard from the town of Landiras in Southwestern France. This region has the largest man-made woodland in Western Europe and the clock features an automated pendulum with a lumberjack sawing a log. The saw moves up and down as the pendulum swings back and forth. Elaborate embossed pendulum and clock surround have painted decoration in blue, white, pink and green. The bottom of the case has a decoupage scene of a farming village.

Details

  • Dimensions
    Height: 95.5 in. (242.57 cm)Width: 21.25 in. (53.98 cm)Depth: 9 in. (22.86 cm)
  • Style
    Country (In the Style Of)
  • Materials and Techniques
  • Place of Origin
  • Period
  • Date of Manufacture
    1870-1890
  • Condition
    Repaired: Clockworks have been professionally cleaned. Wear consistent with age and use.
  • Seller Location
    Winter Park, FL
  • Reference Number
    Seller: 782191stDibs: LU848627018432

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    Ships From: Winter Park, FL
  • Return Policy

    A return for this item may be initiated within 1 day of delivery.

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