Large Antique French Gothic Gilt Bronze Clock
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Large Antique French Gothic Gilt Bronze Clock

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A very large antique French clock in the Gothic style. It is of exquisite quality in gilt bronze, architectural in design with a domed top, blind fret work decoration and scrolling brackets to the sides. The detail is beautifully finished and well polished. The dial is blind fretted gilt bronze with 12 enamel cartouche numbers and blued steel hands. Please note that this design does not have a glazed bezel. The French movement is of high quality and is in excellent clean and running condition having been fully overhauled by our clockmaker. It is the large plated version of the Pendule de Paris movement with pin-pallet escapement and rack striking. Pendulum is a replacement. It runs for 8 days and strikes the hours and halves on a bell. Condition of the case is excellent, beautifully clean and bright with only slight marks and discolouration. The dial is also in good condition with nibbles to the edges of the cartouches and some hairlining. Retailers mark on the movement backplate Complete with pendulum, bell and a suitable key. Full setting up instructions supplied if required. Dimensions of clock: inches: Height 21", Width 15", Depth 8 1/4" centimetres: Height 53 cm, Width 38 cm, Depth 21 cm.

Details

  • Creator
    Vassy, Paris (Retailer)
  • In the Style Of
  • Place of Origin
  • Date of Manufacture
    1870
  • Period
  • Materials and Techniques
  • Condition
  • Condition Details
    Fully working and tested. Condition of the case is excellent, beautifully clean and bright with only slight marks and discolouration. The dial is also in good condition with nibbles to the edges of the cartouches and some hairlining.
  • Wear
    Wear consistent with age and use.
  • Dimensions
    H 21 in. x W 15 in. x D 8.25 in.H 53.34 cm x W 38.1 cm x D 20.96 cm
  • Seller Location
    Belper, GB
  • Seller Reference Number
    RSC2283
  • Reference Number
    LU2496314704362
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