Seller: fairlawnclockworks (703) 100%, Location: Bognor Regis, Ships to: Worldwide, Item: 272461892545 Age: Antique, Pre-1900, Type: Mantel/ Carriage Clock, Sub-Type: Mantel Clock, Style/ Origin/ Theme: French, Material: Brass, Features: 8-Day, Details: Hi I have for sale a 1890s solid brass/green onyx French crystal regulator mantel clock that is in stunning condition for the age with a fully restored case and fully restored eight day striking movement made by Samuel Marti In France. This clock is simply stunning with the rare bow fronted front door and has just been fully restored with new springs all the cloisonné enamel work has been polished as has the green onyx top and bottom. The Case The case is in solid brass/green onyx/cloisonné enamel so is very heavy and standing 13” high x 8” wide with a depth of 5” it is in very good original condition very shiny and has been very well looked after over the years, with 10 mil thick bevelled glass on all four sides the front and back are doors which both open with ease. This case is truly beautiful with the cloisonné bandings and full front columns also on the top and bottom including underneath of the original mercury vile pendulum , all standing on a rare feature of cloisonné enamel and gilded feet. The Dial The dial is in original condition with a gilded face and centre ring with the Arabic numerals and a stunning cloisonné enamel brass dial ring also it retains the original black ornate hands and original mercury pendulum and key. The dial is signed by the retailer John Hendo Of Brecon this is also on the rear of the dial. The Movement The movement is an eight day time and strike striking the hours and halves on a small sweet gong a real quality movement, which still retains the original key and perfect mercury pendulum. The movement keeps spot on time over the eight days; she was fully stripped down ultra sonic cleaned new springs hand polished then all screws re-blued plus the gong then oiled tested and run.. The movement is signed Samuel Marti of France. Overall a very beautiful rare clock in its original condition that’s looking great on display keeping great time. The photos do not do justice to this lovely old clock do not miss out on this one please find another for sale happy to have the clock back if not 100% happy. I will post worldwide at your risk but collection would be best.