Antique French Cartel Wall Clock
~ French - Circa 1890 ~
~~ Fully overhauled and tested ~~
A stunning antique French cartel wall clock, resplendent in its original gilding which is bright and clean. It features a lions mask above the dial and an urn with flaming finial. To the side of
...show more description the dial are goddess and entwined foliage
The dial is enamel on copper with a cast brass centre and is complete with original blued steel hands. Glass is bevelled and convex.
The French movement is by A. D. Mougin and has their mark on the movement backplate. It is of excellent quality. We have stripped, cleaned and fully overhauled the movement. We then tested the movement for at least 2 weeks to prove its reliability. Pendulum is a replacement. Duration of the movement is 8 days between winding and it sounds the hours and half-hours on a sonorous bell. Below we have a video of the movement running and striking.
Condition of the case is excellent with clean and bright finish and there are no losses. There is some wear to the original gilding in places. The dial is also in excellent condition, no chips or scratches.
Complete with pendulum, bell and a suitable key. Full setting up instructions supplied if required.
Dimensions of clock:
inches: Height 22 1/2", Width 10 1/4", Depth 5"
centimetres: Height 57 cm, Width 26 cm, Depth 12.5 cm
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Shipping within UK £25
Shipping to USA / Europe £85 by air fully insured
World wide shipping - £135 by air fully insured
About us - All of our clocks are original antiques, we source most of our clocks in France, Belgium, the Netherlands and the UK. We prefer to buy our clocks in original 'dirty' condition. We then clean the cases using a technique we have developed over many years. We employee two qualified clockmakers who overhaul the movements. Movements are thoroughly tested until we are satisfied that they will run trouble free.
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