Louis XV Style
Bracket / Mantel Clock
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This is an exquisite vintage 8 Day bracket clock which has been created in a wonderful Louis XV style which is of large grand proportions. To demonstrate the grand proportions of the clock we have photographed it next to a bottle of wine (which is not included in the sale and is for illustration only). It also as a lovely feature of being a Ting Tang strike.
The case is a pretty waisted shape and has wonderful elaborate brass work with a striking walnut background which has been profusely inlaid to both the front and sides with flowers and scroll work which sets it off beautifully. The case is sitting on four Rococo style feet and the case is decorated with beautiful decorative mounts. The attention to detail is superb as you will note from the photographs. The front door opens to allow winding of the clock. The back also has a door that opens for easy access for the pendulum to be hung.
The dial is a lovely embossed brass and is set out with Roman Numerals on individual cartouches and is finished with a super pair of shaped fingers.
The movement has the 'FHS monogram dial' trademark to the movement which is for Franz Hermle & Sohn, Gosheim, GERMANY who were founded in 1922. The clock is happily ticking away and keeping good time and the movement is lovely and clean as can be seen from the photographs. The movement is accessed via a door to the rear. The clock chimes 'ting tang' such that it strikes a 'ting tangs' on the half past then strikes each of the hours with a 'ting tang' on the hour. The clock comes complete with it's winding key and pendulum.
The approximate MAXIMUM dimensions are:
- 8.5 inches / 21.5 cm wide across feet
- 4.5 inches / 11.5 cm deep
- 18 inches / 45.5 cm high
The clock has been created in Louis XV style but is reproduction.
This pretty bracket / mantel clock and it will grace any room where it is placed, so happy bidding. If you have time please check out my other items!
The case is in superb condition as can be seen from the photographs. The movement is nice and clean and the clock is happily ticking and 'ting tang' striking away and keeping good time.
Payment: Please ensure payment is made within 2 days of the end of the auction and collection is made within 14 days. Payment methods listed. For collection in person, cash on collection. Please email any other questions before bidding and only bid if you are serious about buying. Unless prior arrangements have been made all items to be collected within 14 days.
Postage: POSTAGE IS TO ENGLAND WALES AND PARTS OF SCOTLAND, EXCLUDING THE HIGHLANDS AND ISLANDS. Please note that there is a surcharge of £10 for delivery to: The Highlands and Islands of Scotland Postcodes IV, HS, KA27-28, KW, PA20-49, PA60-78, PH17-26, PH30-44, PH49-50, ZE and also Northern Island, Isle of Man and Isles of Scilly. Postcodes BT, IM, TR21-25.
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