Antique 19th Century Sevres Porcelain Clock, c1850. A fine example of a French Napoleon III / Victorian ormolu and red Sevres porcelain mantel clock.
The clock surmounted by an urn and acorn finial featuring a fine hand painted Sevres porcelain scene depicting a bird in flight within a gold gilt edged medallion against a red background and beaded ormolu rim. The case housing a gilt highlighted hand painted dial with Roman Numerals and floral garlands.
The clock drum above a large hand painted porcelain Sevres panel depicting a lady with a dog and two sheep against a rural background. The whole raised on caryatid feet. Features a twin train mechanical movement striking the hours and half on a bell that is regulated by a countwheel.
The original bell, pendulum and winding key are present. 37.5 cm high x 17.5 cm wide.
Condition: Overall, the clock is in good working condition. The ormolu is in good condition and retains a very good colour. The porcelain panels are in fine condition. 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.