Louis XVI Ormolu and Bronze Cartel Wall Clock very large. A superb and very large cartel wall clock in the style of Louis XVI. It as formed as a round bronze body housing the movement suspended from an ormolu ribbon swag with a bow crest.
The bronze body has decorations of roses to the top and stylised acanthus to the bottom. The large dial is 7 in diameter and is porcelain enamel on copper with beautifully fretted and incised gilt brass hands. The French movement is of high quality and is by. It is in excellent clean and running condition having been fully overhauled by our clockmaker. Pendulum is an old replacement.
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. Bronze has a lovely patina with some wear and discolouration. The dial is also in excellent condition just some tiny nibble next to the right hand winding hole. The rear cover plate is slightly distorted.Clockmaker's mark on the movement backplate. 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. Height 25 1/2", Width 15 1/2", Depth 4 1/2. Height 65 cm, Width 39.5 cm, Depth 11.5 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 "Antique French Louis XVI Ormolu and Bronze Cartel Wall Clock very large" is in sale since Monday, June 10, 2019. This item is in the category "Antiques\Antique Clocks\Wall Clocks\Post-1900". The seller is "dragon-antiques" and is located in Derbyshire, Heart of England. This item can be shipped worldwide.