French antique ormolu and porcelain mantel clock.

French antique ormolu and porcelain mantel clock.
A fine antique French blue celeste porcelain and ormolu mantel clock. Fine Paris porcelain with a blue celeste ground and jewelled. Having excellent hand painting both to the urn to the top of the case and to the fine panel immediately below the dial. Well painted porcelain dial. A superior touch to the very fine and original fire or mercury gilt ormolu is the use of silver highlights to leaves and buds. 8 day movement striking the hours and halves on a bell. Original giltwood base. Circa 1880. Signed Japy Freres7838. 13.25 inches high by 10.5 inches wide by 4.25 inches deep ( 33 cms by 26 cms by 10.6 cms), without carved wood base.

Stock Number: 3747

Origin: France

Price: SOLD

Availability: SOLD

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