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Monumental 19th Century Ormolu Mounted Onyx & Marble Longcase Grandfather Clock

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A monumental architectural French 19th century neoclassical Revival gilt bronze mounted beige and red onyx longcase grandfather clock. The very impressive clock-case surmounted by a figure of seated Classical male figure, the face opening to an embossed gilt bronze dial with Roman and Arabic numerals behind the hinged gilt bronze mounted glass door, the sides of the clock-case each fitted with gilt bronze and gilt metal pierced quatrefoil visit doors, the twin-train movement stamped 'Brevete - S.G.D.G. and numbered 780, Paris circa 1890-1900. Measures: Height 110 inches (279.4 cm) Width 26 5/8 inches (67.6 cm) Depth 16 1/4 inches (41.3 cm).
  • Dimensions:
    Height: 110 in (279.4 cm)Width: 26.63 in (67.65 cm)Depth: 16.25 in (41.28 cm)
  • Style:
    Neoclassical Revival (In the Style Of)
  • Materials and Techniques:
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  • Period:
  • Date of Manufacture:
    circa 1890-1900
  • Condition:
    Repaired: The onyx has some old repairs and restorations. Please view all images. Wear consistent with age and use. Minor losses. Minor fading. A truly stunning clock. Overall condition is good with some old marble and onyx restorations and hairlines. Clock in working condition but movement and or accuracy not guaranteed. Clock face porcelain numbers XI & XII have hairlines. Top comes apart.
  • Seller Location:
    Los Angeles, CA
  • Reference Number:
    Seller: Ref.: A24301stDibs: LU1796217430972

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