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FRENCH BRONZE/GILT "EMPIRE" STYLE MANTEL CLOCK

(Item: C404)

FRENCH BRONZE GILT "EMPIRE" MANTEL CLOCK

 

ITEM C-404

 THIS HANDSOME FRENCH BRONZE MANTEL CLOCK WAS CRAFTED IN FRANCE  BETWEEN 1880-1900.

 

 THIS MANTEL  CLOCK 14 3/4  INCHES HIGH

 

. THE BRONZE CASE HAS BEEN POLISHED AND THE ORNAMENTATION IS  IN A GILT FINISH.

 

THE CASE HAS BEEN LACQUERED TO PREVENT TARNISHING. ( NOTE THE BRONZE ORIGINALLY WAS COVERED WITH GOLD GILT THAT OVER THE YEARS WAS POLISHED OFF.--

 

THIS PROCESS KNOWN AS FIRE GILT IS NO LONGER ALLOWED - AMALGAMATION OF MERCURY AND GOLD THAT IS VAPORIZED--).

 

THE BRONZE CASE AND ORNAMENTATION ARE IN EXCELLENT CONDITION.

 

THE WHITE ENAMEL DIAL HAS ROMAN NUMERALS AND IS IN EXCELLENT CONDITION..

 

THE MOVEMENT, WHICH HAS BEEN OVERHAULED, RUNS FOR 8 DAY'S AND STRIKES THE HOUR AND HALF HOUR ON A GONG.

 

THE MOVEMENT IS OF THE LOCKING PLATE STRIKING TYPE OR COUNT WHEEL-AS SHOWN IN DETAIL PHOTO'S

 

THE MOVEMENT HAS PAINSTAKINGLY BEEN DISASSEMBLED AND OVERHAULED .

 

THERE IS A ONE YEAR IN- SHOP GUARANTY ON THE MOVEMENT. ( OR ANYWHERE IN THE GREATER DENVER METRO AREA.)

 

THE PRICE IS $896.00

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Circa:  1880-1900 Period:  EMPIRE
W. 10″  D. 4 3/4″  Ht. 14 3/4″ 
BRONZE/GILT CASE
BRONZE/GILT CASE
LEFT SIDE
LEFT SIDE
RIGHT SIDE
RIGHT SIDE
REAR
REAR
PORCELAIN DIAL WITH ROMAN NUMERALS
PORCELAIN DIAL WITH ROMAN NUMERALS
LOUIS XV HANDS
LOUIS XV HANDS
FRONT DETAIL
FRONT DETAIL
REAR RETAIL
REAR RETAIL
DETAILS
DETAILS
OVERHAULED MOVEMENT # 579
OVERHAULED MOVEMENT # 579
BOTH MOVEMENT AND PENDULUM ARE # 579
BOTH MOVEMENT AND PENDULUM ARE # 579

Denver Area
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