Large Ormolu Rococo Cartel Wall Clock. A large and stunning original antique French Cartel Wall clock in finely gilded bronze. Elegantly designed in the Rococo style of Louis XV, it is formed of bold, scrolling acanthus mounted with upward scrolling flowers. Surmounted by a pierced arched arcade with a garland of leaves and flowers.
The large dial is porcelain enamel on copper with its original foliate pierced and engraved hands made of gilt brass. 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. 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. Dial is also very good with just some fine hairlines near the twelve o'clock.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 preferred currency.
Height 20", Width 12 3/4", Depth 5 1/4. Height 50.5 cm, Width 32.5 cm, Depth 13 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.
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