This is a beautiful antique French Louis XV Cartel clock in bronze. It was made in the 19. Century, and was fire gilded with 24 carat gold.It has a white enamel dial, with roman numerals and arabic five minute markings. It works and chimes perfectly, everything was checked and cleaned by professional clock makers. It was cleaned so professionally and well by a professional that it looks like a jewel on the wall. It is a wall clock, made to hang on a wall. It comes with the pendulum and the re-winding key, it chimes every half and full hour. The chime comes through the beautifully decorated sound rooms just underneath the dial, the area of the clock with the beautiful paterae trellis over red cloth. The room built into the clock makes it chime beautifully. The dial of the hour-work has a signature saying Paris, and the hour work itself on the back has a stamp saying Vincenti Medaille DArgent 1855. This is an important big clock-making house name in early 19. Century clock making France, Paris.
It was very richly decorated with all sorts of chic decorations, such as the very beautifully done foliage and flowers on both the left as well as the right side, the putti on top really shows the quality of the item. The C and S-scrolls on the bottom as well as the curls underneath the child holding an instrument are key characteristics of this Louis XV style. The clock itself is beautifully shaped in an oval-like flower-draped form, surrounding the hour work and enamel dial.
The backside of the clock was also beautifully finished in gilded bronze, with a small door that can be opened and closed. The measurements of this clock are. High: 65 cm - 26 inch.
Wide: 35 cm - 14 inch. Deep: 14 cm - 6 inch. We have it packaged very well and professionally. We have experience with beautiful antique French clocks for 32 years already and we are happy to present you with yet another beautiful item. The item "ANTIQUE FRENCH 1855 LOUIS XV BRONZE CARTEL CLOCK FREE WORLDWIDE SHIPPING" is in sale since Saturday, March 21, 2020.
This item is in the category "Antiques\Decorative Arts\Clocks". The seller is "hollandantique" and is located in Amsterdam. This item can be shipped worldwide.