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Japy Freres Antique French Ormolu Boudoir Clock

$2,810.50

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A superb Japy Frères antique French ormolu boudoir clock, circa 1860. It is classical in style with scrolls, acanthus panel with birds and a large urn with rams head handles to the top. The lid of the urn opens for storage of small items. The ormolu is in stunning original condition. The dial is porcelain enamel on copper with separate minute ring and delicately fretted gilt hands. The rear door is glazed to allow the movement to be seen. The French movement is by Japy Frères and is of high quality. It is the early version of the Paris movement with a spring hammer stop. On the back plate is the clockmaker's mark. It is in excellent clean and running condition having been fully overhauled by our clockmaker. Pendulum is original. It runs for 8 days 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 excellent, the original gilding is beautifully clean and bright with hardly any wear or discolouration and there are no losses. The dial is also in excellent condition with no damage. There are some light scratches to the original glass. A lovely clock in excellent original condition. Japy Freres clockmaker's mark on the movement backplate. Complete with original pendulum, bell and a suitable key. Full setting up instructions supplied if required. Dimensions of clock: Inches: Height 12", width 9 3/4", depth 5 1/2" Centimetres: Height 30.5 cm, width 24.5 cm, depth 14 cm.

Details

  • Creator
    Japy Frères (Clockmaker)
  • Dimensions
    Height: 12 in. (30.48 cm)Width: 9.75 in. (24.77 cm)Depth: 5.5 in. (13.97 cm)
  • Style
    Neoclassical (In the Style Of)
  • Materials and Techniques
  • Place of Origin
  • Period
  • Date of Manufacture
    circa 1860
  • Condition
    Repaired: Our clockmaker has fully overhauled and tested the movement. Wear consistent with age and use. Condition of the case is excellent, the original gilding is beautifully clean and bright with hardly any wear or discolouration and there are no losses. The dial is also in excellent condition with no damage. Some light scratches to the glass.
  • Seller Location
    Belper, GB
  • Reference Number
    Seller: RSC32501stDibs: LU2496324022742

Shipping & Returns

  • Shipping
    $162.01 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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