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Rare Antique 18thc French Burr Walnut & Bronze Ormolu Verge Boulle Bracket Clock Full Working Order, Benoist Gerard A Paris, Rare Clock

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Seller: Top-Rated Seller classictime2015 (3,429) 100%, Location: Stonehouse, Ships to: Worldwide, Item: 392014671074 This clock is a truly beautiful very rare antique French top bell strike 14 day long duration Verge bracket clock of superb proportions and of the highest quality imaginable The case features solid cast embossed bronze mounts which have there original fire mercurial gilt ormolu finish which displays amazingly, the case has glass sides through which you can see the swinging pendulum and full length glass front hinged bronze door. The top of the clock has its original ormolu cast bronze crown pediment finial The case is in great condition for age and looks amazing wherever it is displayed with a stunning colour and patina to the burr walnut, it has an absolutely amazing colour, patina and finish to it which gives it an absolutely amazing display design which can only be acquired through age This is exactly how i have received it and it looks even better in the flesh, the top of the case comes off and reveals the bell striking mechanism as you can see in the pictures The clock features a large 24 piece porcelain cartouche and embossed cast bronze dial with roman numerals and arabic numerals outside these every 5 minutes with original french 18thc steel hands. The dial is in excellent condition for age with no damage The clock has a early very rare twin train silk suspension top bell striking movement with a verge escapement of long 14 day duration which strikes a bell to the top of case on the half hour and counts the hour on the hour. The movement is in perfect working and comes with its original silk suspension pendulum and a new winding key The movement is signed by Benoist Gerard a Pais which dates it to around circa 1780 The mechanism comes with a 6 month return to base warranty for extra piece of mind, please see the terms and conditions below The clock measures an impressive 27 inches high x 13.75 inches wide x 5 inches deep and looks super impressive wherever it is displaid Approx Date: C1780 Rare Antique 18thc French Burr Walnut & Bronze Ormolu Verge Boulle Bracket Clock Description PLEASE NOTE: I have just received some excellent quality clocks from a private collection all of which have been well looked after all of which will be listed over the next few weeks. Some excellent quality clocks this being one of them IMG 0112 - YouTube Video will open in a new window [isdntekvideo] Track Page Views WithAuctiva's FREE Counter Condition: The burr walnut boulle clock case is in excellent condition and has an absolutely stunning finish to the burr walnut which is acquired through age. The solid cast bronze mounts have a stunning original fire mercurial gilt ormolu finish to them and are in excellent condition. Large bronze and 24 piece porcelain cartouche dial is excellent and in original condition. Rare early 14 day long duration Movement with a verge escapement is in perfect working order, Age: C1780, Type: Bracket Clock, Style/ Origin/ Theme: french boulle clock, Material: burr wood & bronze ormolu, Features: Porcelain Dial

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