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Antique English Regency Thomas Weeks Neo-classical marble and ormolu mantel clock


A superb quality and rare antique GeorgeIII/English Regency neo-classical mantel clock by Thomas Weekes but signed as a conceit " Semaine a Paris". The beautifully elegent clock in white statuary marble, antique vert marble, ormolu and patinated bronze. The fire/mercury ormolu mounts of exceptional quality with the gilding mint and original. Fine toupee feet support the clock with diamond shaped mounts to each side enclosing a fine ormolu female mask. The top surmounted by an ormolu classical woman filling an oil lamp surrounded by four flaming torch finials. The fine white convex dial with gold Roman numerals is enclosed by an ormolu bezel and having finely chased Louis XVIth style ormolu hands and signed below the winding hole "Semaine a Paris" ( . Weeks sic). The 8 day English fusee timepiece movement beautifully made and having its original fusee chain. It also has a fine counterbalanced blued steel sweep second hand. It also illustrates Weekes's patented escapement on the backplate of the movement. Thomas Weekes was the owner of the Weekes Museum in Titchbourne Street and is famous for the fine and diverse objets d'art he sold from there drawing on the finest English and French craftsmanship and design. 13.5 inches by 6 inches wide by 4 inches deep ( 34 cms by 15 cms by 10 cms). Circa 1800.

Stock Number: 4517
Origin: England
Price: 10,750
Availability: In Stock

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