Wonderful French Striking Green Onyx and Marble Mantel Clock by Japy Frères.

£335.00

A truly impressive French made green Onyx with marble rear striking Mantel Clock, by world-renowned firm Japy Frères et Cie, the epitome of classic and elegant quality French clock making craftmanship.

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Measurements

Height: 30cm
Width: 28cm
Depth: 13cm

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Condition

Generally excellent for age, with some signs of ageing to case. However, the clock has recently been completely overhauled so in fine working order. Comes with its period pendulum and winding key.

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Additional Information

Period: c1880
Material: Green Onyx / Marble
Origin: French

A truly impressive French made green Onyx with marble rear striking Mantel Clock, by world-renowned firm Japy Frères et Cie, the epitome of classic and elegant quality French clock making craftmanship.

The clocks wonderful early Arts and Crafts neoclassical style has been expertly shaped out of solid Onyx and marble slabs, into the design of a Napoleon 2nd style temple. The clocks superbly decorated Ormolu garniture, includes finials mounted on the apex and fluted Corinthian columns on either side of the dial.

The white enamelled chapter ring is in excellent condition as are the engraved and hand-painted Arabic numerals with a central disc of decorative brass. The dial is finished with a pair of black Crescent style hands, all protected by thick bevelled glaze mounted in an ornate brass bezel.

Accessed via a hinged fretwork brass door lined with silk, is the quality 8-day French pendulum movement is in fine working order having been recently serviced, and strike counts the hours and signals the half-hours on its gong. The clocks polished brass backplate is also stamped with the famous Japy Frères logo.