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S MARTI French Antique Mahogany & Bronze Ormolu Mounts Bracket Cube Mantel Clock

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Seller: Top-Rated Seller cgfclocks (2,063) 100%, Location: GB, Ships to: Free Local Pickup, Item: 123056944863 Outstanding Antique Oak with Bronze Ormolu Mounts Bracket Cube Clock by Samuel MartiPLEASE VIEW OUR BAY SHOP FOR OTHER ITEMS WE HAVE FOR SALE ALL OUR CONTACT INFORMATION IS LISTED UNDER 'BUSINESS SELLER INFORMATION'DESCRIPTION: This is an exquisite French oak with wonderful bronze ormolu bracket / mantel cube clock by Samual Marti. The clock is superb quality and is beautifully detailed. This clock would make a stunning centre piece in any room. If you are looking for an clock, this one will surly fit the bill. The movement is by Samuel Marti a renowned French maker and the clockmakers mark is on the backplate of the movement. The clock is in perfect working order and the movement is clean and has recently been serviced.The top is a superb shape and is beautifully adorned with a maidens head and further bronze ormolu mounts whilst the top is finished with a carrying handle in the form of a large floral urn. Then moving down, the circular door with thick bevelled convex glass which opens to access the dial. The dial is a work of art in it's own right. The dial is brass to the centre and is wonderfully fretted and patterned with a striking cobalt blue background and has lovely Arabic Numerals. Surrounding the dial is wonderful fanned detailing to the four corners. The dial is flanked by very elaborate and mounts and the clock is raised on four nicely detailed bronze ormolu feet. Moving to the sides the exquisite detailing continues with pierced and embossed panels which have been lined with red silk which creates a very striking effect. The clock is happily ticking away and keeping good time and the movement is clean and has recently been serviced. The clock strikes the hours on a gong and also strikes once on the half past. The movement is access via a door to the rear which is fretted and lined in green fabric to allow the sound of the gong to pass from the case. In addition this clock comes complete with it's winding key and pendulum. The movement is stamped 'S. Marti et Cei MEDAILLE DE BRONZE' and the numbers '7693' and '64', the pendulum is also stamped with the number '7693' showing it to be the original pendulum. DESCRIPTION: The approximate MAXIMUM dimensions of the clock are: - 10.5 inches wide. - 8.25 inches deep. - 17 inches high.As can be seen from these proportions the clock is of lovely impressive proportions.AGE: The information we have on S. Marti is that they won the Medaille de Bronze in 1860 and the Medaille d'Argent in 1889 which would date this clock between 1860 and 1889. The date suggested is circa 1880.CONDITION: The clock is in superb condition as can be seen from the photographs. The dial is covered with convex bevelled glass which is in very good condition. The clock is happily ticking away and keeping good time and has recently been serviced. There is a very fine hairline crack between 3 & 4 although this does not detract from the clock, please view final photograph.This exquisite cube bracket clock really is exquisite and it will grace any room where it is placed, so happy bidding.Payment: Please ensure that we receive payment within 2 days of the close of auction. 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.Collection / Delivery: Buyer to collect from Tarporley, Cheshire. There is a possibility of local delivery please contact us. If you are unable to collect you are welcome to arrange a courier. The following couriers can provide a quote:· Russell Wisdom on 07584 190581.· Mark Woodrow on 07525 761169.· Chris Hodge of GEAR SHIFTERS on 07979 603390. Please note all courier costs to be paid directly by buyer. Unless prior arrangements have been made all items to be collected within 14 days.Items still uncollected after 28 days will be charged storage at a rate of £5 per day. ALL OUR CONTACT INFORMATION IS LISTED UNDER 'BUSINESS SELLER INFORMATION / SELLERS LEGAL INFORMATION'Ref : bracket clock a24 Condition: The clock is in superb condition as can be seen from the photographs. The dial is covered with convex bevelled glass which is in very good condition. The clock is happily ticking away and keeping good time and has recently been serviced. There is a very fine hairline crack between 3 & 4 although this does not detract from the clock, please view final photograph., Type: Bracket Clock, Features: Gongs, Age: Antique, Pre-1900, Material: Oak & Ormolu, Condition: Used, Style/ Origin/ Theme: French, Clock Type: Bracket Clock

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