Antique French lacquered brass mantel clock

£850

Antique French lacquered brass mantel clock, late 19th century, the movement by Samuel Marti, Paris, with a circular eight-day two train gong striking movement with anchor escapement regulated by disc bob pendulum incorporating Brocot type regulation to suspension

Description

A French lacquered brass mantel clock, late 19th century, the movement by Samuel Marti, Paris, with a circular eight-day two train gong striking movement with anchor escapement regulated by disc bob pendulum incorporating Brocot type regulation to suspension

The backplate stamped with S. Marti, MEDAILLE DE BRONZE roundel beneath serial number 427 to the upper left margin and further numbers 4, 8 to lower edge, the circular cream enamel Arabic numeral dial with pierced gilt rosette centre, vertical numerals and steel hands set behind a hinged bevel-glazed cast bezel, the case with eagle surmount to the domed caddy superstructure cast with rosettes within foliate borders to each side, over anthemion and scroll pierced crests and leafy spandrel infill around the dial, the sides centred with female mask sunbursts, on waisted leaf-cast moulded plinth base applied with lyre mount to the front over lions paw feet.

The clock is 42cm high, together with a pair of brass urn side pieces, each of square-section shouldered form cast with starburst panels over the mask of Hermes within pierced leafy scrollwork infill to each side, each 29cm high (3)

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