Japy Freres Baroque Portico Table Clock with Visible Pendulum. A very decorative gilt bronze portico clock by the famous maker. It is Baroque in style featuring four pillars of winged mythical creatures holding the movement aloft. The gilt bronze pendulum swings visibly below. Scrolling brackets with panthers heads are applied to the sides.
The dial is also gilt bronze with 12 individual enamel cartouches and blued steel hands. An additional cartouche in the centre of the dial would have shown the retailers signature but this has rubbed. The clock is modelled in the round with a glazed rear door to allow the movement to be seen. The French movement is by.And has the makers'Grande Medaille D'Honneur' mark on the movement backplate. It is of this maker's usual high quality and 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.
Condition of the case is excellent, the original gilding is beautifully clean and bright with hardly any wear or discolouration and there are no losses. The dial is also in excellent condition just some fine hairlines to the cartouches. Mark and the mark of the case maker / retailer.
Complete with original pendulum, bell and a suitable key. Full setting up instructions supplied if required. Listed in UKP and USD, please see our store for your prefered currency.Height 15 1/4", Width 11", Depth 8 1/2. Height 38.5 cm, Width 28 cm, Depth 21.5 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. We use a premium courier such as UPS, DHL etc or a dedicated/specialist antiques courier. >> See more in our Shop >>.The item "JAPY FRERES ANTIQUE FRENCH GILT BRONZE PORTICO TABLE CLOCK WITH VISIBLE PENDULUM" is in sale since Friday, August 30, 2019. This item is in the category "Antiques\Decorative Arts\Clocks".
The seller is "dragon-antiques" and is located in Belper. This item can be shipped worldwide.