LARGE FRENCH FOUR PILLAR PORTICO CLOCK/GABLE ESCAPEMENT

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  • Item Category: Furniture & Furnishings
  • Source: eBay
  • Sold Date: Apr 18, 2008
  • Channel: Auction House

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Item description :

ABSOLUTELY RARE !

LARGE

FRENCH PRECISION FOUR PILLAR PORTICO MANTEL CLOCK

with

GABLE ESCAPEMENT

IN COMPETE ORIGINAL FANTASTIC UNTOUCHED & UNRESTORED CONDITION

We proudly present you this absolutely rare French made second Empire Portico Clock.

Look at the detailed pictures, they show you all from this rare mantel clock in excellent original condition.

The wooden case with the four pillars is in excellent condition, as you also can see at the detailled pictures. The end of the columns have on the top and on the bottom fine fire gilded bronze finals. They are a part of the portico in between the original parch pendulum swings.

All inlays are in very good condition.

The fire gilded bronze parts are also in fantastic condition.

THE COMPLETE CLOCK-CASE IS IN EXCELLENT UNTOUCHED; AND UNRESTORED CONDITION. THE WOOD IS NOT REFINISHED OR RESTORED, AND HAS NO DAMAGES !!!!

The original silvered and guilloched dial is in near mint condition. The dial shows a signature, and is framed by the original fire gilded bronze frame.

The hands are the original hands made of blued
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