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BR022 - LARGE FRENCH ORNATE SEVRE FIGURAL MANTEL CLOCK - C1875




A spectacular large French ormulu and Sevre porcelain figural clock in exceptional condition.
The figures depict the progress of industry with the figure holding a steam locomotive, and a depiction of cloth weaving machinery.

The clock has a beautiful enamelled dial with Roman numerals framed in gold leaf, with floral decoration to the centre. The dial has some small marks commensuarate with age, but no visible cracking or chips often found on these clocks.
The centre Sevre panel has attractive detail of corn and harvesting implements.
The case itself is in good condition with bright gilding with polished edge features.

The movement is a Japy Freres et Ci French movement with a bell strike and 8 day duration. It has its original brass pendulum and a winding key.

The clock sits on its original fabric covered shaped wooden base, and also a wooden base bearing a Bath clockmakers label. There may have been a dome, now absent.

This clock once featured on Antiques Roadshow in 2000 when it was valued at 1,500.
Price for this superb clock.

Height 15" x Width 16"



Price SOLD



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