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Japy Freres Antique French Gilt Brass Cartel Wall Clock Louis Xvi Style C1890 For Sale

Japy Freres Antique French Gilt Brass Cartel Wall Clock Louis Xvi Style C1890

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Japy Freres Antique French Gilt Brass Clock

~ French - Circa 1890 ~

~~ Excellent condition, fully overhauled ~~

A very decorative, original antique French gilt brass cartel wall clock by the famous maker Japy Freres. It is classical, Louis XVI in style, restrained symmetrical shape with scroll shoulders, an urn to the top and acanthus swags. A fretted panel below the dial allows the pendulum to be seen swinging within the case. The large dial is also gilt brass with an elaborately decorated centre, and is mounted with 12 individual enamel cartouche letters. It is complete with original blued steel hands.

The French movement is by Japy Freres and has the clockmakers mark on the movement backplate. It is the more unusual Japy Freres design with pin-pallet escapement, rack strike and large detachable barrels within a split, shaped backplate. It is of high quality and is in excellent clean and running condition having been fully serviced by our clockmaker. Pendulum is a replacement. It runs for 8 days on one wind and strikes the hours and halves on a bell. Click the video clip below to hear the bell and watch the clock running!

Condition of the case is excellent, the original gilding is beautifully clean and bright with hardly any wear or discolouration and there are no losses. The dial is also in excellent condition just with no chips or scratches.


Japy Freres mark on the movement backplate.

Complete with pendulum, bell and a suitable key. Full setting up instructions supplied if required.

Dimensions of clock:

inches

Height 19 3/4", Width 11 1/2", Depth 3 1/4"

centimetres

Height 50 cm, Width 29 cm, Depth 9.5 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 employe two qualified clockmakers who overhaul the movements. Movements are thoroughly tested until we are satisfied that they will run trouble free.

Click the movie player below to see the this actual clock run -
(large file, may take a moment to start).


International Shipping is no problem - fully insured

UK postage by courier will be £25

International shipping to USA and Europe will be £85 by Air with insurance.

Rest of the world including Australia and Far East will be £125

We use a premium courier such as UPS, DHL etc or a dedicated/specialist antiques courier.
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Japy Freres Antique French Gilt Brass Cartel Wall Clock Louis Xvi Style C1890 :
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