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This magnificent masterpiece clock is meant for either the very serious clock collector of rare clocks or for those who want serious beauty and an investment in time. This is massive gilded bronze antique mantle clock signed by Frederic Berthoud and it is such an impressive clock that you would expect to have seen it only in a museum. The first thing I need to tell you about is its size. It truly is big and is an eye catcher to say the least. This French antique mantle clock is 20.5" in height and 13" in width, and has a depth of 8.5", all weighing close to 50 pounds.
This mantle clock possesses beautiful fancy gold pierced hands, has an enameled dial with black Roman numerals and Arabic 5 minute markers, and is signed "F. Berthoud - Paris" with a beaded brass bezel. The round French brass antique mantle clock movement has a time and bell strike on the half hour and hour. It also features a stunning jeweled pallet Brocot escapement, count wheel strike mechanism, which is signed "A.D. Maugin". The regulator style glass case, with half inch beveled glass on all four sides, also possesses a fabulous looking starburst pendulum bob with a maiden's head. The case is heavy gilded bronze with fancy molded borders, and a tied ribbon above the bezel. A truly magnificent antique French mantle clock. For larger image click HERE. Price: UPON REQUEST.
This is a superb looking antique c 1820s silk suspension French small mantel clock on original base by Raingo frères of Paris. It has a superb Ormolu rococo pierced design case and is one of the finest I have seen. The clock sits on its original matching base. It is a spectacular clock set in the most beautiful Rococo bronze gilt ormolu bronze case with exceptional details and quality. There are pierced designs, enhanced scrolled sections and beautiful creeping vines. It has a matching gilt ormolu bronze dial with individual porcelain cartouche numeral pads with number 6 numeral having Raingo Freres of Paris as well as on the mechanism rear. The numbers on the case, mechanism and pendulum all match. It measures 13" tall x 8" wide x 4" deep on stand. The clock alone is 10" high. This is an exceptional clock of extremely high quality and a stunning clock that belongs in a museum. For larger image click HERE. Price: UPON REQUEST.
Commanding large Mahogony Kienzle German clock circa 1900 with bevelled and key locking glass door with Westminster chimes that sound wonderful. This large mantle clock has front adjusts for speed and chime as well as the rear pendulum adjust. It strikes chimes every fifteen minutes and has a vented rear door for the chimes to be nicely heard. This great Edwardian clock was just serviced and is running great. It is approximately 17 inches tall, 8 inches deep and almost 13 inches wide. Price: UPON REQUEST.
This is an absolutely stunning antique French mantel clock by the famous Raingo Fres. It is a beautiful mid period circa 1860's antique mantle clock with bright gilding and painted porcelain panels in the Sevres style and are all in very nice condition. The mantle clock has a signed porcelain dial by the maker, with blue numbers, and is indeed lovely. The face is covered by a convex beveled glass in snap-on bezel (not hinged) as is the rear with a beveled glass covering that is hinged. This antique French mantle clock has a bell-strike movement, with matching-number pendulum, and is a head turner for sure. The width is approximately 18.5 inches, a height of 12.5 inches and a depth of 7 inches. Price: SOLD
This is a superb late 1700s to very early 1800s French masterpiece antique mantle clock, by Thiout l'aîné. It is white onyx and gilded bronze with a silk string 8 day mechanism. It features a Putti atop, surrounded by four more below. The gilding on this antique mantle clock is a spectacular two tone, with a bright gilded finish offset by a matte one. The Thiout l'aîné company was started by Anoine Thiout, who became a master clockmaker in Paris in the mid 1700s. His treatise, on clock making, published in 1741 "Traité d'Horlogerie", became a standard text of its time. His history by Heilbrunn is published by The Metropolitan Museum of Art. This clock is in impeccable antique condition and is 18 inches high by 13 inches wide. There is an elegant pendulum that shows through the two pillars of this gorgeous antique mantle clock. For larger image click HERE. Price: SOLD
This is a great looking French, miniature 3-piece garniture set with salmon colored marble and bronze figure of Lorenzo de Medici, after the sculpture by Michelangelo, with ormolu trim. This antique French clock has a tiny round French movement with cylinder platform and a fancy French porcelain dial, along with tiny pierced and chased gilt hands. The seated warrior in tunic is well detailed and he wears a helmet of tooled leather over the top of a bear's head. The height of this antique mantel clock is 9 inches and dated c 1880. For larger image click HERE. Price: SOLD