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1875 French Black Slate Mantel Timepiece by Richard et Cie (1 of 8)
Time to Admire Ltd
Time to Admire Ltd is located in England, United Kingdom

1875 French Black Slate Mantel Timepiece by Richard et Cie

REF: AC/413 / LA384275
£275
€324
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Description
An outstanding, well-proportioned French black Slate mantel timepiece, with elegant brass embellishment, by the well-documented French maker Richard et Cie (& Company). Charles Adolphe Richard was born in Paris, 1835 and formed Richard et Cie in the mid-1860’s after having a number of former clock making business names and partnerships. In 1867 Richard then added a London assembly plant to his brand portfolio, based at 24 Cannon Street. From here, his company assembled elegant carriage and mantel clocks for the higher-end English market, using high-quality imported French parts from his factory in Paris. At some stage in the early 1880’s, Richard then moved to London with his family and passed away on 14 December 1889 in Wandsworth. The clocks imposing architecturally design and brass garniture includes side lion masks with ring handles and detailed front clawed feet that impressively raise the plinth from its surface. The case is then engraved with visually effective gold painted floral marquetry and has a strip of brass overlay around its bevelled flat apex. The clean white dial has Roman numerals and is signed by luxury retailer “Steward, 200 Strand, London” and finished with a pair of original Straight Breguet hands, secured by a pinned collet, all protected by a thick bevelled glaze mounted in a brass bezel. Accessed via its rear hinged brass door, the clocks high-quality Richard et Cie, French 8-day circular pendulum driven movement is in full working order. The movement backplate is impressed with Richards’ famous trademark (“R&C Paris & London”) and serial number “3602” and comes with its pendulum and a period steel winding key. All in all, this really is an exquisite, high-end slate mantel clock, a French timepiece thoroughbred! Shipping: Please contact us for a competitive quote. Payment - We Accept: - Debit / Credit Cards. (For card payments, please go into our website at: www.a-uk.co.uk) - Bacs Transfer. (Our bank details are on our invoices) - PayPal, via this site.

measurements

Height:
26 cm
Width:
25 cm
Depth:
16 cm

declaration

Time to Admire Ltd has clarified that the 1875 French Black Slate Mantel Timepiece by Richard et Cie (LA384275) is genuinely of the period declared with the date/period of manufacture being Circa 1875

condition

Very good and commensurate with age. Serviced and in excellent working order.

additional info

Material:
Origin:
Date of Manufacture:
Circa 1875

delivery

Shipping: Please contact us for a competitive quote.

location

This 1875 French Black Slate Mantel Timepiece by Richard et Cie is located in England, United Kingdom

Dealer Information:

Time to Admire Ltd

England, United Kingdom