Fine Antique French Japy Freres 19th Century Gilt and Sevres Porcelain Mantle Clock c1880. A very fine piece, incorporating serves porcelain panels, within a solid gilt body. Very detailed hand painted panels depict cherubs, amongst floral and classical scenes.The gilt case very highly detailed with a lions head to front and centre with a beautiful porcelain and gilt finial. Stylish column designs and very ornate design, a superb example of a late 19th century French Gilt Mantle clock. With original pendulum & replacement key. (This clock DOES NOT run) it winds with key, but cranks to a stop, pendulum runs momentarily when coaxed but then stops. It will need looking at by a professional, it could just need a clean & service, or it may need a major fix, we are unable to say.
Getting it seen to by a professional will mean that this clock will run like a dream for you when fixed. (This clock chimes perfectly when hands are turned manually, on the half hour, and then correctly once every time for the hour, based on the hour). Please see photos for condition, no cracks or damage to any of the porcelain panels. Gilt body has no splits or cracks.
The finial is sat slightly loose, due to a slight bending in the internal screw. A stunning display piece for your mantle, a real piece of quality, and a head tuner & conversation piece. SAME DAY DISPATCH (Mon-Sat, Before 4.30pm GMT). 5400+++ UK & International orders, we are professionals. If you have any questions feel free to ask.The item "Fine Antique French Japy Freres 19th C Gilt & Sevres Porcelain Mantle Clock" is in sale since Friday, September 28, 2018. This item is in the category "Antiques\Antique Clocks\Mantel/Carriage Clocks\Pre-1900". The seller is "ukpickers-online" and is located in Alcester, Warwickshire. This item can be shipped worldwide.