Art Deco French Chrome Desk Clock

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Art Deco French clock with bright chrome outer and satin chrome face, sky blue rim with chrome batons for 5 minute increments, double baton for Noon, and aluminous hands and small illuminous squares at each baton. Clock face is immaculate, with some minor age patina particularly to the lower stepped foot and rear, but part of its age and history. Still retains the original pink felt to the base. The base is hinged, so it can tilt the angle of the face. The time winder and hand adjustment is to the rear, where-as the speed adjustment (“+” or “-“), is to the top of the clock rear body. The face is marked “8 DAY” below noon, and also in small letters “FOREIGN”. The foreign mark is for entry into the U.K. after 1915, as the British introduced that “the item imported, had to have “Country of Origin”, or marked “Foreign”, to assist local British Manufacture to compete with Imports, France, circa 1930.

Details

  • In the Style Of
    Art Deco
  • Place of Origin
    France
  • Date of Manufacture
    circa 1930
  • Period
    1930-1939
  • Condition
    Excellent
  • Wear
    Wear consistent with age and use
    Dimensions
    5.12 in. H x 6.69 in. W x 1.97 in. D
    13 cm H x 17 cm W x 5 cm D
  • Seller Location
    Daylesford, Australia
  • Number of Items
    1
  • Reference Number
    LU124926307733
About the Seller

1stdibs seller since 2015

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Located in Daylesford, Victoria

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