Large Ormolu and Sevres Porcelain Clock. A very fine and early ormolu (finely gilded bronze) clock mounted with exquisite Sèvres style porcelain panels.Two seated cherubs sit each side of an urn, draped with vines, celebrating the grape harvest in a tribute to Bacchus, the Roman god of wine and fertility. Porcelain has a blue ground and is delicately painted with cherubs to each side of the dial and floral swags to the corners and base. The French movement is of high quality and is in excellent clean and running condition having been fully overhauled by our clockmaker. The backplate is signed for the retailer. It is the earlier design of the.
Movement with outside hammer spring. It runs for 8 days and strikes the hours and halves on a bell. Tardy Dictionnaire Des Horlogers Francois. As working at Rue Charlot, Paris in 1850 - 1860.
Condition of the case is excellent, the original gilding is beautifully clean and bright with some slight wear in places. The porcelain is also in excellent condition with only very slight wear to the over-glaze gilt decoration. The dial is also in excellent condition with no damage. The bezel has a hole to the left of the brocot shaft due to the bezel being moved round at some time so that it opens fully.There is a slight scratch on to the glass. Retailer's mark on the movement backplate.
Complete with pendulum, bell and a suitable key. Full setting up instructions supplied if required.
Listed in UKP and USD, please see our store for your prefered currency. Height 15 1/2", Width 19 3/4", Depth 6.
Height 39.5 cm, Width 50 cm, Depth 15 cm. All of our clocks are original antiques , we source most of our clocks in France, Belgium, the Netherlands and the UK. 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.Large Ormolu and Sevres Porcelain Clock Bacchus Cherubs and Wine - YouTube. Video will open in a new window.
We use a premium courier such as UPS, DHL etc or a dedicated/specialist antiques courier. >> See more in our Shop >>.The item "LARGE ANTIQUE FRENCH ORMOLU AND SEVRES PORCELAIN CLOCK CHERUBS STUNNING 1850" is in sale since Tuesday, March 9, 2021. The seller is "dragon-antiques" and is located in Belper. This item can be shipped worldwide.