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Antique French Sevres Porcelain and Ormolu Clock

$4,274.40

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A fine and stunning original antique French boudoir clock. It is beautifully made of ormolu (finely gilded bronze), very well modelled and chased, and mounted with exquisite Serves style porcelain. The ormolu is in stunning, untouched, original condition with contrasting polished and matted tones. Porcelain has a blue ground and is delicately painted with a delightful scene of a children with their mothers in a country setting. The dial is beautifully decorated with delicate overglaze gilt decoration. The porcelain is signed to the rear including the movement serial number. Please note that this type of clock does not have a glazed front or rear door. The French movement is of very high quality and has the clockmaker's mark on the movement backplate and on the original pendulum. It is in excellent clean and running condition having been fully serviced by our clockmaker. It runs for 8 days on one wind and strikes the hours and halves on a bell. We have a video of the clock running and striking, please ask and we will send you a link. Condition of the case is superb, original condition with a clean and bright finish. The porcelain is in excellent condition with no damage and the vast majority of the over-glaze gilt decoration present. The majority of the red and white applied jewels are missing. This is a fine and very decorative clock to add to your collection. Clockmakers mark 'Chles Mt' on the movement backplate and on the original pendulum. Complete with original pendulum, bell and a suitable key. Full setting up instructions supplied if required. Dimensions of clock: inches: Height 15 1/2", width 9", depth 5 1/2" centimetres: Height 39.5 cm, width 23 cm, depth 14 cm.

Details

  • Similar to
    Manufacture Nationale de Sèvres (Maker)
  • Dimensions
    Height: 15.5 in. (39.37 cm)Width: 9 in. (22.86 cm)Depth: 5.5 in. (13.97 cm)
  • Style
    Louis XVI (In the Style Of)
  • Materials and Techniques
  • Place of Origin
  • Period
  • Date of Manufacture
    circa 1870
  • Condition
    Repaired: Our clockmaker has full overhauled and tested the movement. Wear consistent with age and use. Superb original condition with a clean and bright finish. Porcelain is in excellent condition with no damage and the vast majority of the over-glaze gilt decoration present. The majority of the red and white applied jewels are missing.
  • Seller Location
    Belper, GB
  • Reference Number
    Seller: RSC32841stDibs: LU2496324026232

Shipping & Returns

  • Shipping
    $178.40 Standard Parcel Shipping
    to anywhere in the world, arrives in 8-10 days.
    We recommend this shipping type based on item size, type and fragility.
    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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