A French black marble Egyptian revival mantle clock with finely cast and finished patinated bronze mounts c1875. The clock has a black marble case surmounted by a bronze sphynx with applied bronze pharaohs to the front and bronze lion mask ring handles to sides. Rectangular case with corniced moulding to top and is supported on a tapered rectangular base with bronze winged pharaoh mount to front and brass edging below . Stepped, white enamelled dial with visible Brocot ruby pin palleted deadbeat escapement and brass winding bezels. Black roman numerals and blued-steel hands. The dial has a finely cast rose-gilt inner bezel with gilt beaded outer surround to the bevelled glass dial cover. An 8-day movement striking the hours and half hour on a bell. Presentation plaque to reverse dated 1876. The clock measures 45 cm in height. Base is 36 cm in width and 18 cm in depth. Watch a brief video of it striking (above). Fully cleaned and serviced. The clock's movement is covered by our 12-month warranty within the UK.
This clock is in excellent condition commensurate with age. Extremely minor signs of age to the case with very small minor professional case repair. Unobtrusive surface scratch to glass dial cover. Please see images as these form an important part of the description.
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