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French Napoleon III Period Mantel Clock in Dore Bronze

France  –  Circa 1855

DIMENSIONS:
17 in. H x 12.5 in. W x 5.5 in. D
43 cm H x 32 cm W x 14 cm D

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Extremely elegant and crafted with very high quality ormoulu bronze casting, superbly chased with arabesque and interlaced design decor. Surmounted by an Urn “a l’antique’. Neoclassicaly inspired of the Louis XVI period. Please note the matte and shiny effect of the gilding which provides more depth to the decor. White enamel dial with Roman numerals signed “Coulon” and two beautifully indented dore brass hands. Eight days striking movement and rings hours and half hour. Comes with its original Pendulum and Key.

Movement marked (inside) “Japy Freres & Cie” and ” Grande Medaille d’Honneur” given in 1855 at the “Exposition Universelle Paris’

CREATOR: Japy Freres & Cie Beaucourt (Clockmaker)
OF THE PERIOD: Louis XVI
PLACE OF ORIGIN: France
DATE OF MANUFACTURE: 1855
PERIOD: 1850-1859
MATERIALS AND TECHNIQUES: Gilt Bronze , Enameled
CONDITION: Excellent
WEAR: Wear consistent with age and use
DIMENSIONS:
17 in. H x 12.5 in. W x 5.5 in. D
43 cm H x 32 cm W x 14 cm D