A French Tortoiseshell Mantel Clock

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A late 19th century mantel clock in the Louis XV style, the arched top with a cresting flower in gilt bronze over a waisted shaped case clad in red tortoiseshell and with gilt bronze mounts and standing on gilt bronze feet, with a gilt brass bezel with bevelled convex glass to a white enamel dial with Roman numerals and with an outer row of Arabic five-minute markers, with black steel hands, and with an eight day two train movement striking the hours and half hours on a coiled gong, the backplate marked A&N and numbered, as well as the pendulum. French, circa 1890. Supplied with a key.

Condition: Excellent, the clock is in very good condition with all the mounts present and the case fine, there are a couple of small marks to the case but these are insignificant, the dial is in very good condition; there are a couple of tiny chips to the winding holes, the movement has been fully serviced and overhauled and the clock is in full working condition.

Height = 32 cm (12.5”)
Width = 17 cm (6.75”)
Depth = 11 cm (4.25”)