Antique French Empire 8 Day Bell Striking Bronze Ormolu Figurine Mantel Clock
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Antique French Empire 8 Day Bell Striking Bronze Ormolu Figurine Mantel Clock Click images to enlarge Description Welcome to my listing, please allow me to introduce myself. My name is James. I am a horologist and have been working with clocks and watches for over 30 years. I have been fully trained by the British Horological Institute and worked under my mentor for many years so you can buy with total confidence. All of my clocks are working unless otherwise stated, I don't however regulate the clocks before listing - I leave that to you as every environment is unique. Thank you for visiting my eBay shop, all emails are answered daily so please don't hesitate to contact me Description
This is a stunning antique French classical Empire mantel clock with a typical Empire period design which dates the clock to around circa 1830. The clock has a bronze case with a fantastic design which is in excellent condition for age with all its original ormolu finish which is just to die for and has superb proportions. The clock features a amazing high quality bronze detailed figurine with a stunning original ormolu finish, the detail to the figure and the rest of the case is fantastic and just looks amazing on display. The case has an ebonised base which i believe isn't original but still gives a stunning display look
The Clock Measures - 15.75 inches high x 12.75 inches wide x 5 inches deep
The clock has a 3.25 inch diameter white enamel porcelain dial which is in great conditon for age, the dial has roman numerals and has its original moon hands. The dial has an open face
The movement is a high quality French 8 day bell striking movement which strikes on the half past and on the hours, the movement is in full working order keeping time with its french pendulum and striking as it should. Comes with a winding key, the movement dates to circa 1830
This clock is in excellent original condition and in full working order, please have a good look over the many Pictures i have provided which can help with any further item description, please make sure you are happy with clock before bidding, many thanks and Good luck
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Please note I am an online retailer of clocks and watches, there is not an option to view or collect these items. I use a professional packing service with premium fully tracked next day shipping. Bigger or high risk items I will have hand delivered by my personal driver on a day convenient for you and he will also call you with an ETA. We do offer discount on shipping with multiple purchases, please do not email for a cheaper service we do not offer one as we want our items to arrive safely. Images sell!
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