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Item:173867734607Favourite Seller? - Click to add! Large and Magnificent Ormolu and Sevres Porcelain Clock by Achille Brocot ~ French - Circa 1880 ~ ~~ Excellent condition, fully overhauled ~~ A large and magnificent ormolu (finely gilded bronze) and Sevres style porcelain clock by renown maker Achille Brocot. The porcelain has a beautiful pale green ground and is very finely decorated with the most delightful floral swags, butterflies and a cherub to the dial. It is classical in style with sweeping acanthus brackets with porcelain roundels, swan neck pediment with the porcelain mounted urn draped with acanthus swags. Ormolu is resplendent in it's original and bright gilding. The large square dial is porcelain with finely cut brass hands. Please note that this style of clock does not have a glass bezel or a rear door to the case. The French movement is by Achille Brocot and is of superb quality and is in excellent clean and running condition having been fully overhauled by our clockmaker. It is fitted with a dead-beat escapement and rack striking. Pendulum is a original and also has the Achille Brocot mark. It runs for 8 days and strikes the hours and halves on a bell. Achille Brocot was a member of the renowned Brocot clockmaking family, the eldest son of Louis Gabriel Brocot. He was treasurer to La Société des Horlogers in Paris and was awarded First Class Medal at the 1855 Paris Exhibition - Tardy, Dictionnaire des Horlogers. Condition of the case is excellent, the original gilding is beautifully clean and bright with just some slight discolouration and wear, mainly to the rear of the case. The porcelain is in excellent condition, just some wear to the dial half hour markers. Achille Brocot mark on the movement backplate. Complete with original pendulum, bell and a suitable key. Full setting up instructions supplied if required. Dimensions of clock: inches Height 18 3/4", Width 15", Depth 5 1/2" centimetres Height 48 cm, Width 38 cm, Depth 14 cm About us - All of our clocks are original antiques, we source most of our clocks in France, Belgium, the Netherlands and the UK. We prefer to buy our clocks in original 'dirty' condition. We then clean the cases using a technique we have developed over many years. We employ two qualified clockmakers who overhaul the movements. Movements are thoroughly tested until we are satisfied that they will run trouble free. International Shipping is no problem - fully insured We use a premium courier such as UPS, DHL etc or a dedicated/specialist antiques courier. RSC 3022 Please email any questions to Julie(at)Dragon-Antiques.com. or phone 01773 829629 (uk) ++44 1773 829629 (international) >> See more in our Shop >> 古董壁爐鐘或表 古董壁炉钟或表 ا لعتيقة ساعة رف أو الساعاتстаринные часы каминные или часы Customer satisfaction is always guaranteed at Dragon Antiques!Condition:Fully working and tested. Condition of the case is excellent, the original gilding is beautifully clean and bright with just some slight discolouration and wear, mainly to the rear of the case. The porcelain is in excellent condition, just some wear to the dial half hour markers., Age:Antique, Pre-1900, Material:ormolu, Type:Mantel/ Carriage Clock, Features:dragon-antiques.com, Sub-Type:Mantel Clock, Clock Type:Mantel/ Carriage Clock, Style/ Origin/ Theme:louis XVI
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Large And Magnificent Ormolu And Sevres Porcelain Clock By Achille Brocot 1880