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Item:273846515665Extremely attractive large figural mantle clock Large pedestal base featuring gilded rope work scroll and Bacchanalian masks, on lions paw feet. The central panel has incised foliate scroll work which has been gilded. The top plate is a solid black marble which is held in a rope twist Gadrooned mount. On top of this sits the Drum clock, having foliate surrounds d and a large gilded foliate support. Sitting atop the whole setting is the bronze maiden in period embroidered dress and a period bonnet. She holds a floral basket in one hand and food in the other, as she feeds the bird perched on her shoulder. The figure is finely moulded and shows great detail, suggesting that this is an original bronze. The hinged clock bezel is heavily moulded and has a bevelled glass. Under is a black face with gilded letters and hands. There are two keyholes for the twin train movement. Strikes the hours and a single strike at the half. The back is a hinged glazed door for viewing the movement, pendulum and striking action. Complete and full working. Clock maker;- Size;- 45 x 19 x 65 tall CMS Weight;- approximately 14 kgs. Will be almost 18 when properly packed for shipment. The front left leg is slightly bent upwards and l think it has been re-joined at some time, but hardly notices. The same corner of the slate plinth has been chipped I the past., but has been professionally ground so looks nice. The maiden is a little loose, it wont come off and just needs tightening from inside if you want it firm. Postage worldwide;- however very heavy, so needs masses of packing. Please ask for a quote. Postage worldwide by courier. Please ask for a quote to your destination. DON’T FORGET TO VIEW MY OTHER ITEMS. IF YOU HAVE ANY QUESTIONS PLEASE DO NOT HESITATE TO EMAIL ME.THANK YOU FOR LOOKINGCondition:Condition: Condition is very good. Full working as l list and keeping time and chiming., Age:Antique, Pre-1900, Material:Bronze, Clock Type:Mantel/ Carriage Clock, Style/ Origin/ Theme:French, Type:Portico clock & Ganiture, Features:Chimes
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