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JAPY FRERES & CIE French Antique Bracket / Mantel Clock After A. CHARRON

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Seller: cgfclocks (1,872) 100%, Location: GB, Ships to: GB, Item: 121885025110 Outstanding Antique French Clock by JAPY FRERES & CIE After A. Charron PLEASE VIEW OUR BAY SHOP FOR OTHER ITEMS WE HAVE FOR SALE BY CLICKING ON : IF YOU WOULD LIKE TO VIEW THE ITEM OR HAVE ANY QUESTIONS PLEASE CALL US ON 01829 733028 DESCRIPTION: This is a stunning French Victorian bracket / mantel clock which is beautifully detailed with a maiden. The clock incorporates some exquisite detailing and the maiden sets it off beutifully. As as can be seen from the photographs the figure is after 'A. Charron'. The figure is made from bronzed spelter with lovely green onyx bases. If you are looking for an wonderful clock, this one will surly fit the bill. The movement is by 'JAPY FRERES' a renowned French maker and the clockmakers mark is on the backplate of the movement. The clock features a maiden playing a musical instrument and has a small brass plaques which reads 'HARMONIE Par A. Charron (Sculptr). The figure is signed 'A. Charron' and there is a stamp to the figure which reads 'FABRICATION FRANCAISE PARIS MADE IN FRANCE'. The clock has a circular door with thick bevelled glass opens to access the dial. The dial is a work of art in it's own right. The dial is surrounded by a nicely pattered bezel to the centre are some lovely small brightly coloured flowers the dial is set out with lovely Arabic Numerals with small Arabic numerals at the quarter hours. The clock is happily ticking away and keeping good time having recently been serviced. The clock strikes the hours on a bell and also strikes once on the half past. The movement is access via a door to the rear which is fretted. In addition this clock comes complete with it's winding key and pendulum. The movement is stamped trademark for Japy Freres,which includes the words 'JAPY FRERES & CIE GDE MED D'HONNEUR' along with the numbers '33', '8' and '89238'. Japy Freres was founded by Frederic Japy of Beaucount, who was born in the own of Beaucourt in France 1749, and first made movements for the clock industry at his factory in 1777, in the region of La Franche-Compte. He went on to become the largest and most commercially important clock making concern in France. DESCRIPTION: The approximate MAXIMUM dimensions are: - 11.75 inches wide. - 6.75 inches deep. - 20.75 inches high. As can be seen from these proportions the clock is of lovely impressive proportions. AGE: The garniture is circa 1880. CONDITION: The clock is in lovely condition just minor knock / marks commensurate with age and careful use. The dial is covered with bevelled glass which is in very good condition. The clock is happily ticking away and keeping good time and has recently been serviced. This exquisite clock really is wonderful and it will grace any room where it is placed, so happy bidding. If you have time please check out my other items! Please do not hesitate to contact us with any questions on 01829 733028. Payment: Please ensure payment is made within 2 days of the end of the auction and collection is made within 14 days. Payment methods listed. For collection in person, cash on collection. Please email any other questions before bidding and only bid if you are serious about buying. Unless prior arrangements have been made all items to be collected within 14 days. Postage: POSTAGE IS TO ENGLAND WALES AND PARTS OF SCOTLAND, EXCLUDING THE HIGHLANDS AND ISLANDS. Please note that there is a surcharge of £10 for delivery to: The Highlands and Islands of Scotland Postcodes IV, HS, KA27-28, KW, PA20-49, PA60-78, PH17-26, PH30-44, PH49-50, ZE and also Northern Island, Isle of Man and Isles of Scilly. Postcodes BT, IM, TR21-25. Ref : garniture 02 Powered by eBay Turbo Lister Condition: The set is in lovely condition just minor knock / marks commensurate with age and careful use. The dial is covered with bevelled glass which is in very good condition. The clock is happily ticking away and keeping good time and has recently been serviced., Type: Bracket Clock, Features: Gongs, Age: Antique, Pre-1900, Material: Brass, Condition: Used

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