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Antique Mantel Clock, French, Gilt Bronze, Ormolu, Brocot Escapement, Circa 1900


£1,975 | $2,752 USD | €2,302 EUR
Item Number: SA764777
Date of manufacture: 1900
Current Status: For sale
Seller: London Fine Antiques
This antique has been viewed 30 times in the past month with the most views from France.


This is an antique mantel clock. A French, four glass, gilt bronze and ormolu decorated clock with visible Brocot escapement, dating to the late 19th century, circa 1900.
Superbly decorated timepiece for the mantel
Displaying a desirable aged patina commensurate with age
Gilt bronze and ormolu shimmer with warm golden tones
Quality bevelled glass free of cracks or chips
Arresting scroll, acanthus and floral festoons to the surmount recalling the elaborate Rococo taste
Elegant spade hour and minute hands, pleasingly slender in form
Visible Brocot escapement to a two-train movement adding fascinating visual and horological interest
Roman numeral decorated chapter ring with minute indication and inset winder apertures key present
Striking on the hour with a soothing lilt, a single gong strike marks the half-hour
Fine adjustment for slow and fast at the 12 o'clock position
Weighted faux-Mercury, compensated pendulum offering a gently mesmeric motion
Raised upon four ornate scrolled toes with shaped brackets and further foliate motif
This is a captivating antique mantel clock, with great views of its movement through clear, bevelled glass. Slim pillars aid the 360-degree view of the timepiece, whilst the warmth of the gilt bronze case entices. Offering a restful strike, this clock will enhance any room. Delivered polished and ready to display.
Max Width: 22.5cm (8.75'')
Max Depth: 19.5cm (7.75'')
Max Height: 39cm (15.25'')
Face Diameter: 10cm (4'')
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This item is antique. The date of manufacture has been declared as 1900.


Height = 39 cm (15.4")
Width = 22.5 cm (8.9")
Depth = 19.5 cm (7.7")

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