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Hounds of the Devil, Antique French Gothic Gilt Bronze Cartel Wall Clock

$4,161.19

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A wonderful and rare Gothic Cartel clock, circa 1870, beautifully modelled in gilt bronze. Chronos the god of time holds the clock from a bracket while the winged hounds of the devil creep up on the clock or time itself. The dial is also gilt bronze with 12 porcelain enamel numbers. The original hands are blued steel and the bezel is fitted with convex glass. The French movement is of high quality and 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. Click the video clip below to hear the bell and watch the clock running. Condition of the case is excellent, the original gilding is beautifully clean and bright with hardly any wear or discoloration and there are no losses. The dial is also in excellent condition with no damage. Complete with pendulum, bell and a suitable key. Full setting up instructions supplied if required. Dimensions of clock: Inches height 27 1/4", width 12 1/2", depth 4 1/2" Centimeters height 69 cm, width 33 cm, depth 11.5 cm.

Details

  • Dimensions
    Height: 27.25 in. (69.22 cm)Width: 12.5 in. (31.75 cm)Depth: 4.5 in. (11.43 cm)
  • Style
    Gothic (In the Style Of)
  • Materials and Techniques
  • Place of Origin
  • Period
  • Date of Manufacture
    1870
  • Condition
    Repaired: Fully overhauled and working. 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.
  • Seller Location
    Belper, GB
  • Reference Number
    Seller: RSC31501stDibs: LU2496320867772

Shipping & Returns

  • Shipping
    $230.75 Standard Shipping
    to anywhere in the world, arrives in 8-10 days.
    We recommend this shipping type based on item size, type and fragility.
    Ships From: Belper, United Kingdom
  • Return Policy

    A return for this item may be initiated within 14 days of delivery.

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