A French mahogany oscillating portico mantel clock, circa 1825

A French mahogany oscillating portico mantel clock, circa 1825

Price: € 16000

Offered by Gude & Meis Antique Clocks



A French mahogany oscillating portico mantel clock, circa 1825 A French mahogany oscillating portico mantel clock, circa 1825 A French mahogany oscillating portico mantel clock, circa 1825 A French mahogany oscillating portico mantel clock, circa 1825 A French mahogany oscillating portico mantel clock, circa 1825

8-day oscillating movement with half hour striking, fine mahogany ormolu mounted case.

The movement

The movement is driven by springs and has a duration of eight days. It therefore needs to be wound once a week. It has pinwheel escapement and half hour countwheel striking on a bell.

The dial

The ormolu dial has a fine guilloche engraved pattern and a rosette in the center. It has Roman numerals and blued steel Breguet hands. The bezel consists of relief flowers.

The Case

The movement is houses in the bob of a fine gilt compensated gridiron pendulum knife-edge suspended from the mahogany veneered case. The stepped moulded top is supported by four well shaped columns with fine ormolu capitals and bases. The base has a foliate pierced ormolu mount. The whole raised on engraved bun feet. All ormolu is well cast, chiseled and of very high quality.

Reference
300-94
Sizes
55 x 29 x 18.5 cm

Offered by

Gude & Meis Antique Clocks

Nieuwe Spiegelstraat 60
1017DH Amsterdam
The Netherlands

+31 (0)20 6129742
http://www.gudemeis.com/

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