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    walnut cased striking mantle clock by s marti c.1875

    Antique Walnut Cased Striking Mantle Clock by S Marti c.1875
    • Antique Walnut Cased Striking Mantle Clock by S Marti c.1875
    • Antique Walnut Cased Striking Mantle Clock by S Marti c.1875
    • Antique Walnut Cased Striking Mantle Clock by S Marti c.1875
    • Antique Walnut Cased Striking Mantle Clock by S Marti c.1875
    • Antique Walnut Cased Striking Mantle Clock by S Marti c.1875

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    A stylish walnut cased striking mantle clock by Samuel Marti c1875. The clock has a rectangular walnut case raised on four stepped solid walnut feet. The clock's front is veneered in burr walnut with crossband detail to top and bottom. Off-white stepped dial with black arabic numerals and shaped hands. Turned brass collets to apertures. The dial has a rose-gilt bezel. Bevelled glass to door with patinated brass outer bezel. A twin-train 8-day movement striking the hours and half-hour. The clock measures 23 cm in height, 24 cm width and 12 cm depth. Excellent timekeeper.
    Fully cleaned and serviced. The clock's movement is covered by our 12 month warranty in the UK.

     
    This clock is in overall excellent condition. No damage to its dial or glass. The walnut case is in excellent condition and retains its original finish having a lovely antique patina. The hinge on its rear door is slightly 'sprung' - but not preventing it from closing. Please see images as these form an important part of the description.
     
    Samuel Marti (born 1811 Langenthal, Bern) moved to Montbéliard, France in 1830. Along with two business partners, he founded S. Marti & Cie in 1832 – becoming sole owner in 1841. From 1863 Marti & Cie worked closely with Japy Freres & Cie and A Roux & Cie (Vincenti & Cie), setting up a business based in Paris to market their clock movements. Initially based at Le Pays de Montbeliard – from 1870 they are known to be based at Rue Vieille-du-Temple, Paris. The company won medals at various Paris exhibitions (1860 Bronze: 1889 Silver: 1900 Gold: 1931 Grand Prix). Colloboration between the companies continued with members of the Japy family directing the company following Samuel Marti’s death in 1869. Samuel Augustus Marti (born 1857) took over the management of the company around 1890. The Japy and Marti families remained close – with Samuel Augustus’ son, André Samuel Jules Marti (1890-1958) marrying Jenny Alice Japy, a descendant of Auguste Julien Japy.

    Materials:
    Walnut
    Width (cm):
    24
    Height (cm):
    23
    Depth (cm):
    12
    Price: £420.00

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