Antique French Napoleon III Classical Bust Cost, Circa 1870. A very fine example of a bronze Napoleon III classical bust mantel clock dating to circa 1870. The clock demonstrates the finest quality of craftsmanship. The clock, of circular form, features an ormolu dial with enamel outer chapter featuring black hand painted Arabic numerals and minute marks. The whole raised on a stepped circular base with four elaborately scrolled feet.The face is protected by glass. The original 8 day mechanical mechanism is present featuring an integrated pendulum and integrated winding key. 23 cm high x 12 cm wide.
Condition: Overall, the clock is in good working condition. The ormolu is in good condition and retains a very good colour.Please note, whilst the clock currently works, during transport, all clocks are moved around a lot, and therefore, they may require setting up upon receiving them as well as the possibility of requiring professional assistance or a service as they can get'stuck'. There is no guarantee that the clock will work smoothly after it has been transported. Please study the pictures and ask any questions that you may have.