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
Creator
L. Marti et Cie (Clockmaker)
In the Style Of
Louis XV
Place of Origin
France
Date of Manufacture
1890
Period
Late 19th Century
Materials and Techniques
Bronze
Porcelain
Glass
Wood
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
Address
Jacques Antiques
160 King St.
Charleston SC 29401
US
(843) 547-2186
1stdibs Dealer since 2011 Located in Charleston, SC
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