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Item:303134491278This is a rare find not because it is a Quality Ormolu french clock, what make this rare is the quality of the rare Candle vases which are double sided, each side hand painted and gilt Sevres Porcelain one side with Cherubs the other side flowers the heavy Ormolu top of the vases are reversible to change the vases into candle vases. Also the Quality and detail on the rear clock case means this clock would sit on a sofa table and look quality all the way round unlike many that are solely designed for a mantle. The works have just been fully stripped down and cleaned and serviced by a professional watch maker. the mark on the works is Japy Freres 1855. Movement Strikes on the hour and half hour.The gilding is in excellent condition showing no signs of wear, the quality of the ormolu really show as many pieces have been cast separately. The clock face looks like it has had some restoration but very difficult to tell, it has the original wooden Gesso gilded bases which really set off the elegance to grace a fine home. also the original steel key. Sizes: The clock measurement is 15"inches tall by 12"wide & 6"inches deep this measurement doe not include the bases.Each candle vase is 9"inches high by 5"inches wide.The gilt bases are clock: 2"inches high by 13"inches wide The vase base are 2"inches high by 4"1/2 inches wide Shipping can be cheaper to the UK if you are prepared to collect from HanoverCondition:Ormolu and gilding are of fine quality & condition, Age:1855, Material:Gilt Bronze, Type:Ormolu mantel, Features:Chimes, Clock Type:Mantel/ Carriage Clock
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Rare Ormolu Quality Frech Clock set with sevres Candle vases C1855 Japy Freres