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    superb 19thc ormolu bronze king french mantel clock - original antique clocks

    Superb 19thC Ormolu Bronze King French Mantel Clock - Original Antique Clocks
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    Antique Superb 19thC Ormolu Bronze King French Mantel Clock - Original Antique Clocks

    Original Antique French Ormolu & Slate Mantel Clock

     
    This is your chance to own the most beautiful early 19th century French figural mantel clock. The clock is made of bronze ormolu and features a charming figure group of a victorious European King rising from the battlefield. The molding is very fine with super detail down to the ormolu Axe on the floor near his feet! It has a lovely finish and the clock has a good quality brass 8 day movement which strikes on a bell.
     
    Case
    - ?Two tone ormolu & bronze and slate body
    - Pedestal base with scrolling and foliate detailing and ormolu feet
    - Beautiful figure on top of a European King
     
    Dial
     
    - The porcelain dial features black Roman numerals and steel cut hands
    - Two winding holes for the two trains of the movement
     
    Movement
    - Brass French 8 day striking movement
    - Bears a gold medal stamp, awarded to the French clockmaker Japy Freres
    - These were awarded during the first half of the 19th Century so definitely dates the clock to pre 1855
    - This is a striking clock and strikes the half and counts the hour
    - Movement will run for approximately 8 days when fully wound
    - Clock has a good action and keeps good time
    - Comes complete with winding key and pendulum
     
    Measurements
    - Clock measures approximately 57cm (22 inches) high by 29cm wide and 14cm deep
     
    Condition
    - Condition is generally very good and the clock has a nice patina
    - This clock is a genuine antique so it will inevitably have signs of age and wear
    - Movement has been cleaned and oiled and is in full working order
    - There is some minor damage to the rear of the clock
    - The case looks to be in lovely condition
    - Please enlarge the images and inspect the clock before bidding
    - Feel free to contact us with any detailed condition questions

    Materials:
    Bronze
    Width (cm):
    29cm
    Height (cm):
    57cm
    Depth (cm):
    14cm

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