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French Green Tortoise Shell Mantel Clock

The aesthetic appeal of this lovely French mantel clock lies with the numerous style features. The green tortoise shell case and base immediately attracts the eye. At the same time, ones attention is drawn to the elaborately engraved brass ornamentation. The draped floral and foliate swag as well as the open work that encases part of the base are noteworthy examples. Finally, hand painted porcelain plaques featuring putti and flowers flank the clock.

An engraved brass frame surrounds the two piece porcelain clock dial. The dial featured Roman numerals.

A fully restored two train eight day movement strikes on a bell every hour and half hour. This clock comes with a one year warranty.

14 1/2″ high x 13 1/2″ wide x 4 1/2″ deep

Circa 1880

 

 

SKU: RJ 1772 $3,950 Inquire
If you would like to purchase this item or learn more about it, please click on the Inquire link above or phone the Renaissance Showroom at 805-688-1976, open seven days a week from 10 to 6.
  • French

  • Mantel Clock
  • Green Tortoise Shell
  • Brass Ornamentation
  • Restored  One Year Warranty
  • 14 1/2″ High x 13 1/2″ Wide x 4 1/2″ Deep
  • Circa 1880