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Item:323840356311Tempus Clock Workshop (Ascot) About TempusWe are a traditional clock repair and restoration workshop near Ascot in Berkshire.We have been restoring and selling Antique clocks for over 35 years. We offer a full range professional clock cleaning and restoration services. Please contact us on 01344874007 or email firstname.lastname@example.org for more information. Description. Antique French ormolu and porcelain panels clock by Louis Constantin Detouche (1810-1889). The stunning gilt bronze case having its original gilding. The porcelain panels depicting a reclining Putto and colourful birds. The white enamel dial having deep blue Roman numerals and outter Arabic five minute markers. The dial signed Detouche. Rue St Martin. Paris. The 8-day movement strikes the hour and half hours on a bell. Biography. Constantin-Louis Detouche was born in Paris on 10th October 1810.He was the son of a clockmaker George Detouche. He ran his fathers business until 1830 when he moved to 158-160 rue St. Martin, where he sold precision clocks, scientific instruments and jewellery. The house of Detouch was one of the most important horological firms of its day and won many prestigious awards. amongst them a gold medal at the London exhibition of 1862. Detouche was appointed official clockmaker to Emperor Napoleon III. Condition The clock is in excellent antique condition. The movement has been fully serviced and is in full working condition. The case is in very good original condition. The panels are also in good condition with no cracks or chips. The white enamel dial is in perfect condition again with no chips or cracks. Clock height 39cm width. 26cm depth. 11cm. Guarantee.All our clocks,unless stated, have been professionally cleaned and serviced in our own workshop. They come with a full years guarantee.If for any reason you are not completely happy with your purchase, all you need to do is return it to us for a no questions refund. If you experience any problems, please contact us by email or phone and we will endeavour to rectify them to your satisfaction. Important information.All our clocks have been fully tested in our workshop and are working and keep good time. All Antique clocks will need setting up properly. We offer this service free of charge to customers living in Surrey and Berkshire. It can also be arranged ,for a small fee,in London and other areas of the south east of England. It is highly recommended that customers further a field should arrange for a professional clockmaker to set the clock up. Shipping information. Free postage in the UK. Please contact us for international quote. Payment InformationBank TransferCash on Collection, as item is Located in Ascot, Berkshire, only when notified prior to bidding. A Free Sellercore.com TemplateAge:Antique, Pre-1900, Material:Ormolu, Type:Mantel/ Carriage Clock, Features:fully working, Sub-Type:Mantel Clock, Clock Type:Mantel/ Carriage Clock, Style/ Origin/ Theme:French
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Antique French ormolu and porcelain panels clock by Louis Constantin Detouche.