A wonderful, antique solid brassrococo French mantel clock with hand painted porcelain dial, insert, and finial. The brass works are signed "Japy Freres"with a circular medallion and the dial is stamped by retailer "A. Flinois, 7 Rue Froissard, Paris". The lovely 4"dial has a painted flying cherub above tambourine and torch, the reserve panel below (3"x4") has lovers in landscape, and the large porcelain finial has scene with a large country home. Overall size is 21" tall x 12"wide x 5.5" deep. This is an 8 day time and strike clock but bell and arm will have to be adjusted. The clock springs are fine when wound and it will tick away but there is no pendulum to test it fully (one hand is missing and other loose on the dial). The case is in very good condition (could use a polish) with classical masks, lion heads, arabesques, etc. and having 2 fancy side supports(one slightly bent). Comes with key. Circa 1880. Sold "as found" in local estate, with a bit of work this will be a fabulous centerpiece for your home or shop! Weighs about 17 lbs. before packaging. PLEASE SEE MY OTHER CLOCKS ON sale NOW.
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