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Superb 19th Century French Wall Clock in Louis XV style

France  –  Circa 1870

DIMENSIONS:
26 in.H x 9 in.W x 6 in.D
66 cmHx23 cmWx15 cmD

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Extremely decorative clock (named Cartel in French) in mahogany inlaid with gorgeous chiselled and gilded bronzes representing roses and acanthus leaves. Top is surmounted by a bronze doré’ “Urn a l’antique” topped by a pine cone. The large white glazed dial has both black Roman and Arabic numerals and is marked “Planchon in Paris. Wonderful hand cutted brass hands.
The movement inside marked “Marti&Cie, 1889, Medaille d’Argent” runs for eight days and strikes the hours.
Got its pendulum and key.

CREATOR: L. Marti et Cie (Clockmaker)
IN THE STYLE OF: Louis XV
PLACE OF ORIGIN: France
DATE OF MANUFACTURE: 1890
PERIOD: Late 19th Century
MATERIALS AND TECHNIQUES: Bronze, Glass, Porcelain, Wood
CONDITION: Excellent
WEAR: Wear consistent with age and use
DIMENSIONS:
26 in.H x 9 in.W x 6 in.D
66 cmHx23 cmWx15 cmD