Spectacular Louis XIV style Silvered Bronze Bracket Clock. A rare and spectacular antique French bracket clock. Finely modelled in the Louis XIV style in silver plated bronze.
Beautifully proportioned with an glazed arched door with a cherub mount, cantered corners with finely modelled goddess caryatids sitting on bold, scrolling, acanthus feet. The sides are glazed with arched openings allowing the silver pendulum to be seen swinging inside. The bell top has scrolling supports and is surmounted by a flaming urn on tri-feet.
The base sits upon scrolled feet with a tasseled fringe. The dial is silver plated bronze, decorated with cherubs in a sunray sky and is mounted with 12 individual enamel cartouches and blued steel hands. The French movement is of high quality and is by. It is the large, square plated version of the. It is in excellent clean and running condition having been fully overhauled by our clockmaker.Silver plated pendulum is original. It runs for 8 days and strikes the hours and halves on a large bell mounted underneath the removable top. Condition of the case is excellent, silver plating is bright and clean with minor areas of discolouration. It has been lacquered to avoid tarnishing.
Dial is also very good with restoration next to the winding holes which is slightly discoloured. Clockmaker' 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 preferred currency. Height 23 1/2", Width 14 1/2", Depth 7 1/2. Height 60 cm, Width 37 cm, Depth 18.5 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. For UK VAT is included in the price and we pay that for you. We use a premium courier such as UPS, DHL etc or a dedicated/specialist antiques courier. >> See more in our Shop >>. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Decorative Collectibles\Clocks\Desk, Mantel & Shelf Clocks". The seller is "dragon-antiques" and is located in this country: GB. This item can be shipped worldwide.