French Comtoise Morbier Vinyard Wall Clock c1860
This is a wonderful opportunity to acquire a genuine and very original French Comtoise wall clock or vinyard clock.
It has the traditional French striking mechanism striking a large bell, the hours on the hour and repeating the hours 2 minutes show more description later, it also strikes once on the half hour.
The clock retains some of its original painted decoration and the enamel dial is in near perfect condition with only the smallest of hairlines near the 2 oclock.
The brasswork is elaborately crafted depicting floral motifs and to the centre bottom is a figure of a saint kneeling and clutching a crucifix.
A very rare feature of this particuar clock is the original thermometer fitted to the pendulum which is still intact and working.
It has its original weights and original winding handle.
This is without doubt one of the best condition and most original examples you will find.
The movement has just undergone a full service and comes with full setting up instructions and a 12 month warranty.
Dimensions of clock: Height 56 inches , Width is 13 inches and the dial is 8 inches in diameter.
If you would like further information please contact Andrew and Lynn Wilson of Fowey River Antiques, Cornwall on 01726 813155 daytime and evenings, we are available 7 days a week.
Delivery for this item to England and Wales is £50 via a special courier, unfortunately as we are based in Cornwall we are unable to deliver to Scotland or Northern Ireland. Full setting up instructions and information on how to look after your clock will be included.
Please be aware that this clock is also for sale in our shop and therefore may subsequently be withdrawn.
Why not collect in person and have a weekend in Cornwall - we are 2 miles from the historic port of Fowey and 3 miles from world famous Eden Project.
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or telephone Andrew and Lynn Wilson of Fowey River Antiques on 01726 813155, we are open 9am - 9pm 7 days a week including Bank Holidays or email us
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