Louis XV Style Green Lacquered Mantel Clock

Dimensions

Height  53cm, width 26cm, depth 12cm.

Price

$3,800    

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A Louis XV style gilt bronze mounted green lacquered mantel clock, c1830

 

Surmounted by a a decorative urn, the shaped case with gilt metal mounts, highly embossed decorative metal dial with Roman numerals on white ceramic plaques, overall profusely decorated with floral sprays, the fine French twin train movement with silk suspension, outside count wheel striking the hours and half hours on a bell, circa 1830.
 

Condition:  The movement has been stripped and cleaned and keeps excellent time.

The case is in overall sound condition with no cracking.  The metal mounts and painted decoration show some wear and discolouration commensurate with a clock which is nearly 200 years old.