Antique French Cartel Wall Clock
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~ French - Circa 1880 ~
~~ 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 the dial are goddess and entwined foliage.
The dial is cream enamel on copper and is complete with original blued steel hands. Glass is bevelled and convex.
The French movement is of high quality and in excellent working order having been fully overhauled by our clockmaker. Pendulum is original. 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 very minor wear to the original gilding. The dial is also ...show more description very good condition, just two hairlines at the 10 o'clock and 4 o'clock positions. A lovely cartel clock ready to display.
Complete with original pendulum, bell and a suitable key. Full setting up instructions supplied if required.
Dimensions of clock:
inches Height 22", Width 10", Depth 4 3/4"
centimetres Height 56 cm, Width 25.5 cm, Depth 12 cm
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.
International Shipping is no problem - fully insured
UK postage by courier will be £20
International shipping to USA and Europe will be £45 by Air with insurance.
Rest of the world including Australia and Far East will be £75
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About the Date of Manufacture
This antique was produced in 1880. At the time that this antique was being crafted, Victoria, the only child of Princess Victoria of Saxe-Coburg and Edward Duke of Kent, was the Queen of England.
This item is SOLD and is no longer available to purchase. The seller of the item was Dragon-Antiques.com.