French Empire Ormolu Striking Mantel Clock

£7,500

Antique French Empire Striking Ormolu Mantel Clock

Circa 1820

A fascinating clock in the form of a library bookcase, with two children sitting at each side. Raised on a plinth on ormolu feet, the Roman dial is cast ormolu with blued steel Breguet hands.

The clock has a twin barrels movement with silk suspensions anchor escapement, striking the hours and half hours on a bell.

Fully overhauled.

The clock is guaranteed for one year.

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Antique French Empire Striking Ormolu Mantel Clock

Circa 1820

A fascinating clock in the form of a library bookcase, with two children sitting at each side. Raised on a plinth on ormolu feet, the Roman dial is cast ormolu with blued steel Breguet hands.

The clock has a twin barrels movement with silk suspensions anchor escapement, striking the hours and half hours on a bell.

Fully overhauled.

The clock is guaranteed for one year.

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