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Antique French Empire Ormolu and Marble Portico Clock Set Eagle

$4,413.57Asking Priceper set

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A stunning original antique French clock set circa 1890. It is of Empire design in crisp white Carrera marble and ormolu (finely gilded bronze). To the top is a beautifully modelled spread eagle with flaming finals to the sides. The clock is supported by two tapered columns with the ormolu pendulum swinging between. Candelabra are of slender form with tall white marble columns and three branches and a flaming torché finial. The whole garniture embellished with stylized classical anthemion ormolu bronze mounts. The dial is porcelain enamel with floral swags with it's original blued steel Breguet hands and convex glass. The rear door is glazed with frosted glass. The French movement is of high quality and is by A. D. Mougin. It is in excellent clean and running condition having been fully overhauled by our clockmaker. Ormolu pendulum is original. It runs for 8 days and strikes the hours and halves on a bell. Condition of the case is excellent, the ormolu is in excellent clean and bright condition with some minor marks, discoloration or tarnish. The marble is also excellent with just some tiny nibbles to the edges and some slight discoloration. A. D. Mougin clockmakers mark on the movement backplate Complete with pendulum, bell and a suitable key. Full setting up instructions supplied if required. Dimensions of clock: inches: Height 15 1/2", width 10", depth 4 3/4" centimeters: Height 39.5 cm, width 25.5 cm, depth 12 cm Dimensions of candelabra: inches: Height 16 3/4", width 7", depth 6" centimetres: Height 42.5 cm, width 18 cm, depth 15 cm.

Details

  • Creator
    A.D. Mougin (Clockmaker)
  • Dimensions
    Height: 16.75 in. (42.55 cm)Width: 10 in. (25.4 cm)
  • Sold As
    Set of 3
  • Style
    Empire (In the Style Of)
  • Materials and Techniques
  • Place of Origin
  • Period
  • Date of Manufacture
    circa 1890
  • Condition
    Fully working. Case is excellent, the ormolu is in excellent clean and bright condition with some minor marks, discolouration or tarnish. The marble is also excellent with just some tiny nibbles to the edges and some slight discolouration.
  • Seller Location
    Belper, GB
  • Reference Number
    Seller: RSC31881stDibs: LU2496319476692

Shipping & Returns

  • Shipping
    $197.62 Standard Shipping
    to Continental US, arrives in 8-10 days.
    We recommend this shipping type based on item size, type and fragility.
    Ships From: Belper, United Kingdom
  • Return Policy

    A return for this item may be initiated within 14 days of delivery.

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