Antique Working 1867 Japy Freres French Victorian Open Escapement Mantel Clock
Here is a recent estate find. This is a Rare Antique Working 19th Century Japy Freres French Victorian Fancy Black Marble Slate Mantel Shelf Clock with Open Escapement, made in France circa 1867. This Clock measures 17" Wide x 10" Tall x 6 1/2 Deep, and is Very Heavy and Weighs almost 40 Pounds (Packaged Weight)!!! This Has a Black Marble Slate Case with Brown Marble Swirl Accents and Engraved Designs. This has a Signed Round French Brass Mechanical 8 Day Wind-Up "Time & Strike" Mechanical Movement which is Signed Japy Freres & Cie Med. D'Honneur, which dates the Clock to 1867. This has a Cathedral Coil Spring Gong Chime, which Strikes Correctly. This Has a White Porceleain Dial with Black Roman Numerals and Open Escapement with Brass Trim and Center Ring with Heavy Bevelled Glass Bezel. The Dial Has Some Chips Near One Of The Winding Arbors, Otherwise Fine.
The Clock Runs and Keeps Time, and it Strikes Correctly. There are Two Winding Arbors on the Dial and it Includes a Winding Key, and the Correct Pendulum.
One Of The Screws That Holds The Back Cover On Needs to be Repaired. Condition As Pictured and Described.
Don't pass this one up! The item "Antique Working 1867 Japy Freres French Victorian Open Escapement Mantel Clock" is in sale since Thursday, August 23, 2018.
This item is in the category "Collectibles\Clocks\Antique (Pre-1930)\Shelf, Mantel". The seller is "rmagiccds" and is located in Sandown, New Hampshire. This item can be shipped worldwide.
- Style: French Victorian Art Nouveau Mantel Shelf
- Type: Fancy Victorian Mantel Parlor Shelf Clock
- Age: 1867
- Working: Yes!
- Design Style: French Victorian Parlor Mantel Shelf Clock
- Modified Item: No
- Country/Region of Manufacture: France
- Origin: French Paris France
- Chime: Cathedral Coil Spring Gong Chime
- Movement Medal: Japy Freres- Medaille D'Honneur
- Size: 17" Wide x 10" Tall x 6 1/2" Deep
- Featured Refinements: Antique French Clock
- Maker Manufacturer Company: Japy Freres Clock Company France
- Dial: Open Escapement Porcelain Dial
- Movement: Japy Freres 8 Day Brass Mechanical Wind-Up
- Case: Heavy Black Marble Slate Clock Case
- Brand: Japy Freres Paris France
- Clock Type: Parlor Mantel Desk Shelf Clock