Ormolu Rococo Table Clock by. A beautiful original antique French Rococo table clock by the celebrated bronze foundry of. It is finely made in gilded bronze, boldly sweeping curves of leaves rise to a twirling finial. The dial is deeply molded with sea shells and acanthus around the porcelain enamel cartouches.
The dial is complete with original blued steel hands. The rear door is glazed to allow the movement to be seen, perhaps as a reflection in a mirror. The French movement is of high quality and is in excellent clean and running condition having been fully overhauled by our clockmaker. Pendulum is an old replacement.
It runs for 8 days and strikes the hours and halves on a bell. Began making bronze mounts in Paris (rue d'Orleans au Marais) in 1834. He exhibited at the Exposition Nationale des Produits de l'agriculture et de l'industrie of 1849, where he was awarded a silver medal and later at the Paris International Exhibition of 1855 where he won a Medaille de premiere classe for his bronze casts of sculptures by Fratin, Buhaut and Moreau.
At the London 1862 International Exhibtion he again received a First Classe Medal for a magnificent pair of torcheres, also in the Neo-Grec taste, after models by A. Was located at 8, Rue Charlot, Paris in 1860, and was later known as Lemerle-Charpentier & Cie, circa 1870 to 1890.Condition of the case is excellent, the gilding is beautifully clean and bright with some wear and discolouration. The dial is also in excellent condition. Mark on the movement backplate. Complete with pendulum, bell and a suitable key. Full setting up instructions supplied if required. Height 12 1/2", Width 10", Depth 6 3/4. Height 32 cm, Width 25.5 cm, Depth 17.5 cm.
All of our clocks are original antiques , we source most of our clocks in France, Belgium, the Netherlands and the UK. We then clean the cases using a technique we have developed over many years.
We employ two qualified clockmakers who overhaul the movements. Movements are thoroughly tested until we are satisfied that they will run trouble free.
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The item "FINE ORMOLU ROCOCO ANTIQUE FRENCH CLOCK BY CHARPENTIER PARIS C1860 SUPERB COND" is in sale since Tuesday, April 9, 2019. This item is in the category "Antiques\Antique Clocks\Mantel/Carriage Clocks\Pre-1900". The seller is "dragon-antiques" and is located in Derbyshire, Heart of England. This item can be shipped worldwide.