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French Horloge de Parquet or Tall Case Clock



A 19th century French Horloge de Parquet or tall case clock from Brittany. Elegant solid cherry case in two parts, with book matched panels and a chapeau de gendarme crown. Subtle details including marquetry inlay and carved shell motif. Embossed brass clock surround depicting farmers with a horse drawn plow. Hand-painted enamel clock face with name of the maker: Avenol Pere at Questembert. A seven day Morbier movement strikes on the hour, two minutes after and on the half. Brass pendulum visible through oval glass pane. Clock is in working order and has been professionally cleaned. Overall: 18"D x 21.5"W x 101"H Body: 9.5"D x 15.25"W Top: 11"D (18"D at crown) x 15.25"W (21.5"W at crown)


  • Creator
    Avenol Pere (Clockmaker)
  • Dimensions
    Height: 101 in. (256.54 cm)Width: 21.5 in. (54.61 cm)Depth: 11 in. (27.94 cm)
  • Style
    French Provincial (Of the Period)
  • Materials and Techniques
  • Place of Origin
  • Period
  • Date of Manufacture
  • Condition
    Wear consistent with age and use.
  • Seller Location
    Winter Park, FL
  • Reference Number
    Seller: 742291stDibs: LU848615795382

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  • Shipping
    US$499 In-Home Delivery Shipping
    to United States 0, arrives in 3-8 weeks.
    We recommend this shipping type based on item size, type and fragility.
    Ships From: Winter Park, FL
  • Return Policy

    A return for this item may be initiated within 1 day of delivery.

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