Large Ormolu and Sèvres Porcelain Rococo Clock Set. A large and beautiful antique French Rococo clock set. Beautifully made in finely gilded bronze and mounted with exquisite Sèvres style porcelain. Porcelain has a white ground with panels delicately painted with scenes.The urn shows an idyllic country cottage and below the dial the panel shows the cottage interior. Candelabra have urns with scenes of rural life with scenes in panels in the bases. The case is of a waisted design with profuse, twirling acanthus decoration. The dial is also porcelain with a charming cherub amongst the clouds and a basket of flowers. It is complete with it's original finely fretted gilt brass hands. Candelabra have their original snuffers, these sit in the central nozzles as finials when candelabra are not in use. The French movement is by. And is of the maker's usual 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. Condition of the case is excellent, the original gilding is beautifully clean, bright and crisp. The porcelain is also in excellent condition, some slight wear to the over glaze gilt decoration, very occasional marks and discolouration and a couple of nibbles to the top of the candelabra urns.The set makes a stunning display as you can see below. Clockmaker's mark on the movement backplate along with the mark of the. Complete with 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.
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The item "Large Ormolu Gilt Bronze & Sevres Porcelain Candelabra Antique French Clock Set" is in sale since Sunday, February 9, 2020. 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.