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
Creator
Japy Freres & Cie Beaucourt (Clockmaker)
Of the Period
Louis XVI
Place of Origin
France
Date of Manufacture
1855
Period
1850-1859
Materials and Techniques
Gilt   Bronze
Enameled
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
Dealer Location
Charleston, SC
Number of Items
1
Reference Number
LU92026440853
Address
Jacques Antiques
160 King St.
Charleston SC 29401
US
(843) 547-2186
1stdibs Dealer since 2011 Located in Charleston, SC
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