Superb 19th Century French Wall Clock in Louis XV St.

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Extremely decorative clock (named Cartel in French) in mahogany inlaid with gorgeous chiselled and gilded bronzes representing Roses and acanthus leaves. Top is surmounted by a bronze doré' "Urn a l'antique" topped by a pine cone. The large white glazed dial has both black Roman and Arabic numerals and is marked "Planchon in Paris. Wonderful hand cutted brass hands.
The movement inside marked "Marti&Cie, 1889, Medaille d'Argent" runs for eight days and strikes the hours.
Got its pendulum and key.

Details

  • Condition
    Excellent
  • Wear
    Wear consistent with age and use
  • Dimensions
    26 in. H x 9 in. W x 6 in. D
    66 cm H x 23 cm W x 15 cm D
  • Dealer Location
    Charleston, SC
  • Number of Items
    1
  • Reference Number
    LU92026667293
About the Seller

1stdibs seller since 2011

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Located in Charleston, SC

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