Antique French Ormolu Louis XV Rococo Clock. A stunning antique French ormolu Rococo clock.
It is beautifully modelled in the Rococo style of Louis XV in Ormolu (gilded bronze). Beautiful balloon shaped case with acanthus to the shoulders and a Rococo flourish to the top. Sound frets are fitted to the front and sides.It stands on it's original integral base with boldly scrolling feet. A reflection of the pendulum swinging can be just seen in the highly polished centre of the base. The beautiful dial is porcelain enamel on copper and is complete with its original finely cut gilt hands and convex glass. The French movement is of high quality and 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, beautifully clean and bright with hardly any wear or discolouration. The dial is also in excellent condition with no damage. We have replaced the fabric fitted behind the sound frets. 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 13 1/2", Width 8 3/4", Depth 5 1/2. Height 34.5 cm, Width 22 cm, Depth 14 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.
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