Seller: classictime2015 (2,925) 100%, Location: Stonehouse, Ships to: Worldwide, Item: 172421538250 Condition: The clock case is in some need of tlc, i think the clock would have had something to the top at some point but not there now all solid bronze cast ormolu mounts are in great condition and would just need a clean to bring them back to life. bronze and Porcelain Dial is original and in good condition with a hairline in the numeral 5, movement in full working order being very clean with french pendulum. The bracket has a little bit of boulle missing in places but very minimal and a superb project for somebody. The case of the clock looks to be all complete and to be honest the clock displays perfectly as it is, Age: C1850, Type: Mantel/ Carriage Clock, Sub-Type: Bracket Clock, Style/ Origin/ Theme: Boulle Inlaid, Material: Black Shell Brass Inlay ormolu Mounts, Features: 8-Day, Details: This clock is a french black shell and brass boulle inlaid bracket clock which sits on its original matching bracket, The clock has been left in the condition it came to me with their being some restoration needing to the case but the movement is in perfect working order and perfectly presentable as it is and to be honest i think clocks like this look better like this with age showing The clock case is constructed from black shell and has various brass boulle inlays which are 100% complete with just a small piece of lifting to the top left side as is photographed, the bronze mounts are all in good condition and with a clean could be brought back to their original display look The clock as im sure you noticed is missing its top which is unfortunate but the clock doesn't look bad with out it but something that you could get replaced if you so wanted The case has a black hinged back door which protects the movement and a glass hinged brass door to front which protects the embossed bronze ormolu and porcelain dial, there is a working lock and key for the front door The bracket is its original matching bracket but is in need of restoration with their being boulle inlays missing and lifting but again perfectly presentableas it is It has a superb embossed bronze and porcelain dial with porcelain roman numeral cartouches and original hands, the dial is in good original condition protected by its bevelled glass hinged door with just a hairline to the numeral 5 The clock has an 8 day french bell striking movement with an anchor escapement, the movement is in full working order keeping good time and striking the bell exactly how it should as can be seen from the video above and comes with its french pendulum and a new winding key, the movement is very clean and in perfect working order The clock measures on its bracket 25 inches high x 12 inches wide x 6 inches deep The clock itself measures 16 inches high x 11 inches wide x 5.5 inches deep This is a original boulle inlaid and black shell bracket clock with its original bracket that is in perfect working order and with a bit of time and TLC could be amazing again Approx Date: 1850 Antique 19thc French Black Shell & Boulle Inlaid Bracket Clock With Bracket TLC Pictures sell! Auctiva Free Image Hosting.Show off your items with Auctiva's Listing Templates Auctiva, THE simple solution for eBay sellers.