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Antique French Ormolu Clock With Sevres Painted Panels Putti & Goat Circa 1880

£1,150.00 or Best Offer 10d, 30-Day Returns

Seller: daffydragstar (3,126) 100%, Location: Clacton-on-Sea, Ships to: Free Local Pickup, Item: 311744877697 A BEAUTIFUL AND UNUSUAL FRENCH ORMOLU CLOCK WITH BEAUTIFULLY PAINTED PINK SEVRES PORCELAIN PANELS OF VERY HIGH QUALITY AND VERY ORIGINAL CONDITION, UNDER A PERFECT OVAL GLASS DOME DECORATED WITH PUTTI, GARLANDS OF FLOWERS AND A GOAT.THE TOP SURMOUNTED WITH MUSICAL INSTRUMENTS AND A DOVE....THE SEVRES PANELS ARE EXTREMELY FINELY PAINTED, ABSOLUTE TOP QUALITY THE MOVEMENT IS STAMPED G.V. IN AN OVAL WHICH I BELIEVE IS FOR THE PARIS CLOCK MAKER GAY VICARINO.........STRIKES THE HOUR AND HALF HOURS ON A BELL......I HAVE HAD THE CLOCK WORKING FOR 6 DAYS ON MY DESK, IT KEEPS EXCELLENT TIME AND THE STRIKE IS A SWEET DELICATE TING........THE CLOCK SPRINGS ARE FINE...........I WOULD STRONGLY RECOMMEND THAT THE MOVEMENT IS STRIPPED AND CLEANED AND RE-OILED, I HAVE NO KNOWLEDGE OF WHEN THIS WAS LAST CARRIED OUT.........THE FROSTED BEVELED GLASS ON THE THE BACK PLATE IS CHIPPED AND ITS MISSING ONE OF ITS ORIGINAL SCREWS WHICH HOLD THE BACKPLATE ON, REPLACED WITH A NUT AND BOLT THE PUTTI AND GOAT ARE VERY FINELY CAST WITH BEAUTIFUL HAND PAINTED PINK SEVRES PANELS ALL IN PERFECT CONDITION WITHOUT ANY CHIPS OR CRACKS........STANDING ON ITS ORIGINAL GILT WOOD BASE, COVERED WITH PLUM RED VELVET THAT SHOWS SIGNS OF WEAR FROM THE CLOCKS FEET A VERY ORIGINAL CLOCK AS THE PENDULUM, GILTWOOD BASE, MOVEMENT, CLOCK CASE AND BACKPLATE ARE STAMPED WITH THE NUMBER 7223.THE KEY THAT ACCOMPANIES THE CLOCK IS NOT ORIGINAL THIS ALL SITS ON A BLACK PLINTH THAT HOLDS THE GLASS DOME, WHICH HAS KEPT THE CLOCK IN SUCH LOVELY CONDITION, THERE ARE SIGNS OF RUBBING ON THE SIDES OF THE DRUM OF THE CLOCK CASE, AND THE BLACK PLINTH SHOWS A ANCIENT SIGNS LITTLE WOODWORM DAMAGE A SUPERB AND LOVELY FRENCH ORMOLU CLOCK THAT DATES FROM THE 1880'S TRANSPORTATION OF THE DOME WILL BE A PROBLEM, ALMOST IMPOSSIBLE TO POST, SO COLLECTION IS GREATLY PREFERRED, I MAY BE ABLE TO DELIVER, OR I HAVE AN EXCELLENT, CAREFUL COURIER, CONTACT ME FOR A QUOTE THESE FRENCH CLOCKS ARE TRICKY TO SET UP AND SOME KNOWLEDGE OF FINE TUNING, ( GETTING A CLOCK INTO BEAT) WILL BE NEEDED THE CLOCK STANDS 13 INCHES ON ITS GILTWOOD BASE AND THE TOTAL HEIGHT OF THE DOME INCLUDING THE PLINTH IS 16 INCHES A LITTLE WORK OF ART !! CLICK ON THE PHOTOGRAPH TO ENLARGE Photo gallery click to enlarge Age: Antique, Pre-1900, Type: SALOON, Style/ Origin/ Theme: FRENCH LOUIS XVI, Material: GILDED ORMOLU

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