A quality French Carrara Marble and Gilt Brass Four Glass Mantle Clock surmounted by a lion c1880. Shaped Carrara marble top and base, raised on turned feet. Four Corinthian fluted columns with finely cast and chased ormolu capitals and plinths. Trapezoidal gilt brass four-glass central element with bevelled glass panels. White enamelled chapter ring with roman numerals and blued-steel moon hands. Finely cast ormolu bezel and engine-turned ormolu dial centre. An 8-day twin-train movement striking the hours and single passing strike to the half hour on a gong. Mercury compensated pendulum. Movement stamped LF Japy & Cie within a medal. Supplied with key. 46cm height to top of lion (36cm without), maximum width is 32cm and 19cm maximum depth. Circa 1880. A magnificent example of its type. See further images and watch a video of it striking on our website.
Fully cleaned and serviced but retaining its antique patina. The clock's movement is covered by our 12 month warranty.
This clock is in excellent condition. No damage to the marble which is in perfect condition - rare to find! No damage to the dial or glass panels. Four glass case is in excellent condition - gilt having a beautiful, aged patina. Please see images as form an important part of the description.
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