Up for auction is an original antique French slate & marble mantle shelf clock dating from the mid 1800's. The clock comes with the original key and works for alittle while and then stops. Has not been over wound. Being sold as I found it and as you see it in the photos. Has marble pieces on the side of the front face, gold gilt accents, beveled glass, porcelain face, bronze feet and side pieces and the body is made of carved slate. Has a gouge on the top as seen in the photos. Face has a small hairline in the porcelain near where the key goes in, glass is in great shape, all metal is very nice and no cracks to the marble or slate. Overall a nice clock with some minor wear. Has the number 1480 inscribed on the underside. The only mark i can find is on the works. They are marked "France" and the number 83546. Back cover and front face door opens and closes as it should. Paper inserts on the back cover has some minor wear. Clock measures approx. 9 1/4" tall by 7 3/8" wide and 5 1/8" deep. Very cool antique clock and is a must for any collector. � Again, the item is being sold as found and as you see it in the photos. Found safely stored away at a recent 90 years estate of along time collector. Please check my other auctions for other cool items from the same estate. The glare spots are from the lights reflection and NOT on the ... read more