The slate has been adorned with marble edgings and detail and both finished with intricate, ornate finials and decals. The deep, tiered plinth base stands on four elegant, brass feet. The plinth has a brass sunflower decal centre. On each side of the clock is a brass head finial with great detail. The top of the clock has a chalice/urn like finial made from slate and brass.This catches the eye beautifully. The face is black with gilded Roman numerals and brass hands.
There are two winding trains. The face has a beveled glass casing in a brass frame, which is intact and in excellent condition. Around the face there are engraved patterns which are also gilded. The door at the back is a brass disc which is intact.This leads to the mechanism, which has been very well maintained. The mechanism is marked: JAPY FREERS & CO 1855. There is a chime bell which is in full working order. This comes complete with it's key and pendulum. If you have any questions please let me know.
Please take some time to look at some of our other items. The item "Antique 19th C French Japy Freres Slate & Marble Mantel Clock with Brass Finials" is in sale since Saturday, June 19, 2021. This item is in the category "Collectables\Decorative Collectables\Clocks\Desk, Mantel & Shelf Clocks". The seller is "ninexartandantiques" and is located in Sutton-in-Ashfield.This item can be shipped to United Kingdom, Antigua and barbuda, Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Australia, United States, Bahrain, Canada, Japan, New Zealand, China, Israel, Hong Kong, Norway, Indonesia, Malaysia, Mexico, Singapore, South Korea, Switzerland, Taiwan, Thailand, Bangladesh, Belize, Bermuda, Bolivia, Barbados, Brunei darussalam, Cayman islands, Dominica, Egypt, Guernsey, Gibraltar, Guadeloupe, Grenada, French guiana, Iceland, Jersey, Jordan, Cambodia, Saint kitts and nevis, Saint lucia, Liechtenstein, Sri lanka, Macao, Monaco, Maldives, Montserrat, Martinique, Nicaragua, Oman, Pakistan, Paraguay, Reunion, Turks and caicos islands, Aruba, Saudi arabia, South africa, United arab emirates, Ukraine, Chile, Bahamas, Colombia, Costa rica, Guatemala, Honduras, Jamaica, Kuwait, Panama, Philippines, Qatar, Trinidad and tobago, Uruguay.