French mantel clock, circa 1855. A mid 19th century ormolu and bronze clock dating to circa 1855.The clock is formed in the Rococo style and features a finely dressed ancient Greek Goddess seated on the clock drum and surrounded by various attributed including a laurel wreath. The dial with hand painted Roman Numerals and moon phase hands. The front elevation of the base features repousse. Work with, shells, scroll work and floral garlands and two Carrara marble inserts.
The whole raised on a detachable wooden ebonised base. The original mechanism is present without modification. The clock features a twin train 8 day mechanical movement striking the hours and half on a bell.The clock is regulated by a count wheel. The enamel dial is signed by the renowned clock maker. Henry Marc Paris and the mechanism is stamped by one of the most prolific 19th century French clockmakers: Japy Freres and is dated 1855. Clock: 36 cm high x 37 cm wide. Base: 6 cm high x 42 cm wide x 18 cm deep. Please note, the clock does show signs of age and usage.
The gilding retains a 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 ask any questions you may have.
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