A very strong imposing handsome and good looking French Quarter striking Louis XV wall-lantern clock signed P Fardoil Paris.
The spectacular dial with blue and white enamel cartouches for the hours. Roman numerals and white cartouches and black Arabic nrs for the minutes together with nicely pierced hands.On top of the dial a beautiful bronze cresting with a Rooster an important animal symbol in the French history.Under the rooster a medallion with left and right birds.Under the dial a bronze ornament carrying an enamel cartouche with the signature P Fardoil Paris.
The spectacular Quarter striking movement in a brass posted frame.The impressive nest of bells on top makes the clock important and is a very functional decorative and charming object on the wall.The anchor escapement 3-train weight driven movement with long pendulum. The clock has a custom made iron wall bracket. The total length of the clock with pendulum is 1.15 cm.
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