late c19thearly c20th french empire style siena marble 4glass mantel clock of architectural portico design

Late C19th/early C20th French Empire style siena marble 4-glass mantel clock of architectural Portico design .



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Late C19th /early C20th French Empire-style siena marble 4-glass mantel clock of architectural Portico design . Superb quality Convent Siena or Brocatello Siena marble cased '4-glass' clock fitted with 8-day striking movement. (Strikes on the hour and half-hour)
The case decorated with neo-classically-inspired ormolu bronze mounts, the corners with 4 darkly-patinated reeded bronze columns with polished caps and bases. The white enamel dial with Roman numerals , quarter 'Arab' markers with high-quality 'engine-turned' centre and engraved surround .
The gilded bronze pendulum featuring a Bacchus mask .The gilded brass interior and high-polished movement in exceptional condition . The steel coiled gong having been 'blued' , the loop 'Breguet' style hands also of 'blued' steel .
The case raised on turned gilded compressed bun feet.
Opening hinged glass doors to front and rear.
A superior quality time-piece of highly decorative design and of arresting colour and scale.
In full-working order. The movement will be fully-serviced and checked prior to delivery.
H 16"
W 9.5"
D 6"
France c. 1900
Established in the Cathedral City of Worcester for over 40 years ,M.Lees&Sons , run by Michael Lees ,have been dealing with public and trade from show-rooms in an early Georgian town-house. We aim to provide a straight-forward approach to our business and build lasting relationships with our customers. As members of the 'London and Provincial Antique Dealers Association' , we provide full descriptive details , date ,authenticity and any available provenance ,with full disclosure of any restoration or repair which may have taken place .
Whether buying for pleasure , decoration or investment, we welcome you to our web-site or premises .
Past projects have included advising clients on forming and disposing of collections , furnishing period properties , hotel and commercial projects , also a shoot-room and lodge .
All goods are available to view and owned by M.Lees&Sons .
If visiting, a telephone call prior is advisable as due to the demands of the business the show-room does not have regular hours . Please feel free to contact us if we can be of assistance .
Tel. 01905 26620 / 07860826218
Located in the centre of Worcester in the shadow of the Cathedral with easy parking nearby. Exit Junction 7 M5 and follow the signs for Worcester Porcelain Museum . Our premises are located 100 metres from the Museum and 50 metres from Pay&Display car-park in nearby King St.
Internal Ref: ML166


Height = 40 cm (16")
Width = 24 cm (10")
Depth = 15 cm (6")

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