A French gilt-bronze and champlevé mantel clock

Late 19th/early 20th Century
Case marked: D 28; Movement signed: France / 680 / 6
The clock with gilt-bronze dial, black Arabic numeral hour markers, two train movement, and black hands enclosed in a glazed gilt-bronze architectural case with polychrome enamel champleve columns, dial medallion, and tympanum surmounted by four bouquet finials, centering an urn with opposed scrolled handles, and with pendulum depicting a portrait of a woman, finished with red and colorless simulated gem trim to dial and pendulum and raised overall on four bracket feet
19.5" H x 10" W x 6.25" D

  • Condition: Overall good condition with minor scuffs and oxidation to bronze commensurate with age. Slight darkening to gilt surface throughout. Back glass panel with chips to two corners and left side glass panel with a 1.25" area of chipping to one corner. Light rubbed wear to black hour markers. Lacking key. Working condition unknown. Moran's does not guarantee the working condition of clocks and watches.

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April 28, 2021 12:00 PM PDT
Monrovia, CA, US

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