French Napoleon III Period Mantel Clock in Dore Bronze

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Extremely elegant and crafted with very high quality Ormoulu bronze casting superbly chased with arabesque and interlaced design Decor. Surmounted by an Urn "a l'antique'. Neoclassicaly inspired of the Louis XVI period. Please note the matte and shiny effect of the gilding which provides more depth to the decor.
White enamel dial with Roman numerals signed "Coulon" and two beautifully indented doré brass hands. Eight days striking movement and rings hours and half hour. Comes with its original Pendulum and Key.
Movement marked (inside) "Japy Freres & Cie" and Grande Medaille d'Honneur" given in 1855 at the "Exposition Universelle Paris'.

Details

  • Condition
    Excellent
  • Wear
    Wear consistent with age and use
  • Dimensions
    17 in. H x 12.5 in. W x 5.5 in. D
    43 cm H x 32 cm W x 14 cm D
  • Seller Location
    Charleston, SC
  • Number of Items
    1
  • Reference Number
    LU92026440853
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Located in Charleston, SC

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