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Fine Early Bronze Ormolu Marble Clock Cupid Silk Suspension Movement Pailly 1840

£8,350.00 or Best Offer Unsold, £80.00 Shipping, 14-Day Returns

Seller: dragon-antiques (4,829) 100%, Location: Derbyshire, Heart of England, Ships to: Worldwide, Item: 172427271701 Favourite Seller? - Click to add! Early and Fine Bronze, Ormolu and Specimen Marble Clock with Cupid Silk Suspension movement ~ French - Circa 1840 ~ ~~ Excellent condition, fully working ~~ A large, fine and exquisite, early antique French clock depicting Cupid holding a sharpened golden arrow. It is of stunning quality, finest ormolu (finely gilded bronze or bronze doré) mounted on beautifully figured red specimen marble. Cupid is finely modelled in bronze with a lovely, rich patination. The bronze work is by Pailly of Rue Chapon, Paris. Pailly is listed in Tardy, Dictionnaire Des Horlogers. The stunning dial is designed as a swag of ribbons in ormolu, set with 12 individual enamel cartouches. The rear door is glazed to allow the movement to be seen. This type of design does not have a glazed bezel to the front. The Early French movement is of high quality and is in excellent clean and running condition. It is is the earlier version of the Pendule De Paris movement with a silk suspension. Pendulum is original. It runs for 8 days and strikes the hours and halves on a bell. Click the video clip below to hear the bell and watch the clock running! Condition of the case is excellent, the gilding is beautifully clean and bright with hardly any wear or discolouration and there are no losses. The dial is also in excellent condition, no damage to the cartouches. The dial centre has been polished at some time. The bronze figure has a lovely patina and has been lacquered at some time to preserve this. The marble is in excellent condition with just some tiny nibbles to the edges. A beautiful clock to add to your collection. Bronzier mark on the movement front plate - Pailly of Rue Chapon Paris Complete with pendulum, bell and a suitable key. Full setting up instructions supplied if required. *Listed in AUD, USD and UKP, please see our store for your prefered currency* Dimensions of clock: inches Height 16 1/2", Width 13 1/4", Depth 6 1/2" centimetres Height 42 cm, Width 33.5 cm, Depth 16.5 cm About us - All of our clocks are original antiques, we source most of our clocks in France, Belgium, the Netherlands and the UK. We prefer to buy our clocks in original 'dirty' condition. 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. Click the movie player below to see the this actual clock run - (large file, may take a moment to start). International Shipping is no problem - fully insured UK postage by courier will be £80 International shipping to USA and Europe will be £395 by Air with insurance. Rest of the world including Australia and Far East will be £595 We use a premium courier such as UPS, DHL etc or a dedicated/specialist antiques courier. RSC 2547 Secure Server - click here to pay by credit/debit card! Please email any questions to Julie(at)Dragon-Antiques.com. 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Customer satisfaction is always guaranteed at Dragon Antiques! Condition: The Early French movement is of high quality and is in excellent clean and running condition. It is is the earlier version of the Pendule De Paris movement with a silk suspension. Pendulum is original. It runs for 8 days and strikes the hours and halves on a bell. Click the video clip below to hear the bell and watch the clock running!Condition of the case is excellent, the gilding is beautifully clean and bright with hardly any wear or discolouration and there are no losses. The dial is also in excellent condition, no damage to the cartouches. The dial centre has been polished at some time. The bronze figure has a lovely patina and has been lacquered at some time to preserve this. The marble is in excellent condition with just some tiny nibbles to the edges. A beautiful clock to add to your collection., Age: Antique, Pre-1900, Type: Mantel/ Carriage Clock, Sub-Type: Mantel Clock, Style/ Origin/ Theme: French, Material: Ormolu, Features: Bell Strike

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