Antique French Gilt Bronze Drum Head Clock by. A large, imposing and heavy original antique French gilt-bronze clock. It is a beautifully made drum head clock in the classical style of Louis XVI and retailed by. The movement is mounted in a large drum with super lions mask handles and a large urn to the top. It stands on an elaborate and heavily modelled base with laurel leaves and large scrolls and sturdy, reeded corner columns.The clock is modelled in the round and the rear door is glazed to allow the movement to be seen. To base has fabric backed sound frets to the four sides. The large dial is also gilt bronze with 12 individual enamel cartouches and is complete with it's original blued steel hands. The French movement is by. And is of high quality. It is in excellent clean and running condition having been fully overhauled by our clockmaker. It runs for 8 days and strikes the hours and halves on a bell. At the Gallery Montpensier, Palais Royal, Paris in 1870. Condition of the case is excellent, beautifully clean and bright with some minor wear, discolouration and marks. The dial is also in excellent condition with just a fine hairline through the number one cartouche. We have renewed the red fabric. The original glass has some slight marks / chips to the edge. Mark on the movement backplate along with the retailer's mark of. Complete with pendulum, bell and a suitable key. Full setting up instructions supplied if required. Height 17 1/4", Width 10 1/2", Depth 6. Height 44 cm, Width 27 cm, Depth 15 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. We use a premium courier such as UPS, DHL etc or a dedicated/specialist antiques courier. >> See more in our Shop >>.
The item "ANTIQUE FRENCH GILT BRONZE DRUM HEAD CLOCK CLASSICAL LIONS JAPY LARGE C1870" 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.