***Beautiful Quality***Large 19thC J Freres Green Marble Striking Figural Clock

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Seller: millie040_0 (773) 100%, Location: Darlington, Ships to: GB, Item: 324021848778 A Most Beautiful & Elegant Large Victorian 19th Century Green Marble Figural OrmoluMantel Clock by Clockmaker'Japy Freres' Circa 1880 7 day Mechanical Movement Striking on the hour & half hour on a bell Movement Signed with Symbol for the French clockmaker ''Japy Freres" I have been selling (on behalf of my mother) a number of her treasured items over recent months to help towards her ongoing care costs so this item along with other items we have listed, has to be sold and we are open to offers.So please feel free to make an offer!!! IN EXCELLENT CONDITION & IN FULL WORKING ORDER & Fully SERVICED in Oct 2019 Although I am not an expert in antiques or clocks I will do my best to answer any questions you may have. This clock has been in my family for many years & I can always remember it as a child. My father was extremely interested in clocks & collected throughout his life. This particular clock however has been passed down my family through the years. An exceptional quality clock of its type in the most beautiful green marble & lovely gold ormolu fittings.The figural lady is titled 'La Source' (please see pics) & signed by the sculpturist ' J. Carisse' (please see pics). The depicted lady is also highlighted with gold ormolu gilding. The clock features ornate gilt scrolled feet to the main marble base in its original ormolu gilding.The clocks dial is in excellent condition, with no cracks or hairlines & features a stunning ornate gilded gold center frieze. The original clock hands are in perfect order as well as the bevelled glass to the front door, which is free from any cracks or damage. The clock's decorative pierced brass back door is in good order and features green felt gauze to one side.The quality French movement is stamped with the 'Japy Freres' Medaille Medal symbol for 1855 & is also stamped with the numbers '2.06' and '1574' (please see pics). The clock strikes on the hour (counting the hours) & half hour on a bell.The overall condition throughout is excellent & has been looked after carefully by my late father who was meticulous about keeping his clocks in pristine condition & which were always serviced regularly. This clock (as with all we have previously sold on Ebay) has been recently serviced (Oct 2019) so is in excellent working order for complete piece of mind to the buyer & at some expense to my mother, so please read our 100% positive feedback. This really is a lovely clock of it's type in superb proportions & looks stunning & would make an ideal christmas present for someone special!! It's insurance value is much, much greater than what my mother is asking for here, however we will consider all offers made as her items have to be sold. If you require any more information please feel free to contact me & although my mother (her memory is impaired now) or I are experts I will do my best to answer any question/s you may have. The clock comes with it's key & gold tassel & pendulum. Overall Height of Clock: 26" (66.4cm) Width (at widest point): 13 1/2" (34.2cm) Depth: 9" (22.8cm) This heavy clock will be very well packed and postage is free for UK mainland. PLEASE BUY WITH 100% CONFIDENCE PLEASE LOOK AT OUR FEEDBACK We will be listing other collectable items of my mother's over the coming months, including clocks, silver, Moorcroft etc THANK YOU FOR LOOKING Condition: In excellent condition commensurate with age, a signed piece in full working order & fully serviced in Oct 2019, Original/Reproduction: Original, Age: Circa 1880, Material: Including Marble, Brass, Glass, Type: French, Clockmaker-Japy Freres, Features: With Key & Tassle, Clock Type: Mantel Clock, Style/ Origin/ Theme: Figure-Signed & Titled

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