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Antique French White Marble Ormolu Mantel Clock c.1850

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Seller: regentantiquesuk (2,509) 100%, Location: London N4 1BX, Ships to: Americas, Europe, Asia, AU, Item: 281107218366 OUR LONDON SHOWROOMS OPEN MON to FRI 10am - 5pm And Alternate Saturdays www.regentantiques.com info@regentantiques.com Regent Antiques has been trading in London for three decades. We specialise in English and Continental antique furniture, silver and porcelain. Our main markets are Europe and North America and we export worldwide. Antique French White Marble Ormolu Mantel Clock c.1850 This is a fabulous white marble and ormolu mantel clock, circa 1850 in date. This beautiful clock is surmounted by a flaming torch and quiver with arrows alongside a figure of Cupid blowing a horn. The other side has a compass and square which gives this clock Masonic overtones. Cupid is the god of desire, erotic love, attraction, and affection. He is often portrayed as the son of the love goddess Venus, and is also known in Latin as Amor, his Greek counterpart is Eros. It has a white enamelled dial with Roman numerals, the twin train movement with outside count wheel striking on a bell. The movement is stamped to the rear "Vincenti & Cie, Medaille D'Argent 1855" with the number "230946" The clock rests on four toupie feet. This is a marvelous quality clock which would look amazing on your mantel piece. Condition: In excellent condition having been fully restored in our workshops, please see photos for confirmation. Dimensions in cm: Height 30 x Width 24 x Depth 11Dimensions in inches: Height 11.8 x Width 9.4 x Depth 4.3 Jean Vincenti (d 1834) Jean Vincenti started his clockmaking workshops before 1823 in Montbeliard, France but went bankrupt a year later, whereupon the clock manufacturer Roux took on the management on his behalf, making the roulant blancs (rough movements) for clockmakers to finish and use. Vincenti died in 1834 with the clockmaking business that he started continuing to win numerous awards including the Medaille d’Argent (silver medal) in 1855. Our reference: 04897 Image gallery Take a tour of our London showrooms Write to us: Regent Antiques Manor Warehouse 318 Green Lanes London N4 1BX info@regentantiques.com By Underground: Take Piccadilly line to Manor House station. Go to top of escalators and turn left. Take exit 7 and walk straight on for 10 metres. Manor Warehouse is on the right. Call us on: +44 20 8809 9605 +44 20 8802 3900 By road: There is car parking available on site. Payment Pay with your credit card through PayPal. Please make all cheques payable to "Regent Antiques." Bank details: Regent Antiques - BBVA - Account: 05701615 - Sort: 23-59-11 Shipping and returns We ship worldwide. Postage and packing for: Mainland UK: FREE European Union: Postage and packing charges upon request North America: Postage and packing charges upon request (Please note that this is in Pounds Sterling, not US Dollars) Rest of world: Postage and packing charges upon request If you require shipping to a location for which a shipping charge is not provided, please ask for a quote prior to bidding. Williams and Hill Forwarding is our preferred shipping agent for our valuable and fragile furniture items delivered within the UK. After you purchase, we will make all the arrangements to get your item to your door. Stephen Morris Shipping is our preferred specialist for delivery outside of the UK. Increased shipping costs incurred when purchasing additional items are generally quite low. For the best value, we recommend offsetting this cost by purchasing multiple items. We require that someone be home on the agreed delivery day if applicable, otherwise a redelivery fee will apply. In accordance with Distance Selling Regulations, we offer a 14-day money back guarantee if you are not satisfied with the item. The item must be returned in its original packaging and condition. Unless the item is not as described in a material way, the buyer is responsible for return shipping expenses. Buyers are fully responsible for any customs duties or local taxes that may be incurred on items sent outside of the European Union.

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