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This wonderful masterpiece clock is also meant for either the very serious clock collector of rare clocks or for those who want serious beauty and an investment in time. This stunning antique mantle clock is signed by Frederic Berthoud and it is a most beautiful clock of museum quality. This mantle clock has an enameled dial with black Roman numerals and is signed "Fd. Berthoud - Paris" with a beaded brass bezel. The base of the clock is special as it is made from a semi precious stone, malachite. The size of this fabulous piece of antique mantle clock art is approximately 23 inches high, by 13 inches wide and 8 inches deep. The Berthoud name started with Frederick's uncle Ferdinand Berthoud, who invented the marine chronometer as it is used today. For larger image click HERE. SOLD
A museum quality antique English miniature mantel clock. This magnificent Dore bronze gilded masterpiece C 1870-80 was made by Howell & James, London, makers to the Queen of England. This marvelous miniature antique mantle clock has cherubs on both sides and possesses the most exquisite Cloisonne enameling in the center. Howell & James were also noted jewelers and silversmiths who were established in 1819. They exhibited in London in 1851, 1862, 1867 and again in 1871 and 1872, as well as in Paris in 1878 . By the 1870s Howel & James were probably the largest business in London concerned with art manufacture and the retailing of art ceramics, furniture, clocks and metalware. Their annual show instituted in 1875, rivaled the Royal Academy as a social and artistic event of the London season. The clocks designed for the firm by Lewis F. Day were one of Howell and James most distinctive and special attractions. The size is 7 3/8" tall to the point x 4 5/8" wide x 4" deep. SOLD
A very unique French, Marti & Cie, crystal regulator with nickel plating. One usually sees gilded bronze or polished bronze so this one is rare indeed. This antique mantel clock comes with an 8 day time and strike spring driven movement, c 1900. The original white enamel dial is perfect and the hands are original. The front glass is a bevelled and curved so that it adds a lovely touch to this simple yet elegant antique French mantel clock. The movement is signed by Marti. The height is 8.75 inches and the width about 5" approx. SOLD
An Antique French mantel clock with marble base with a stunning statue of a woman at a well by the renowned Raingo Fres. Good marble case with no breaks or chips, with beautiful gilded bronze ornamentation. The total height is 25 inches. The clock has a one piece porcelain dial with painted numerals and exquisite French hands. This antique French mantle clock has an eight day round French movement and bell strike. This clock dates from approximately late 1820s. For larger image click HERE. Price: SOLD
This is an impressive French gilded bronze and black marble antique mantle clock, with a large Putti holding a bird, circa 1814 with silk string mechanism. It is featured in the famous Tardy's book, Vol.2 pg 365 and had belonged to Charles X, of France (reigned 1824-30) and also part of the famous L. Leroy collection. This mantle clock has an 8 day wind, striking on a bell for the hour and half hour. The mantle clock is 20 inches high and 14 inches wide. It is a heavy clock and it is signed on the porcelain dial by Pommier A Luneville. With this grand antique mantle clock you can have a piece of history on your mantle. For larger image click HERE. SOLD
Lovely French bronze antique mantel clock, Circa mid 1800s with a silk string suspension and a visible pendulum showing as it swings. It stands 11.5" high, should you desire an antique mantle clock that is more diminutive in size. It is an 8 day movement with a very pretty face that is almost perfect. It has delicate French hands and strikes a bell on the half and on the hour. Price: SOLD