French Tortoiseshell & Brass inlay Mantel Clock
REF: 376262 / LA339333
A French mantel clock, made in The Louis VXI style for the British market dating to around 1860. It has a waisted case with applied brass decoration and brass and tortoiseshell inlaid panels. The white enamel dial has fancy pierced brass hands and a beaded bezel and a bevel edge glass. The clock has a centre window showing the starburst pendulum which drives the 8 day movement that strikes the hours and halves on a bell. It was originally retailed by Charles Shapland.
Worboys Antiques has clarified that the French Tortoiseshell & Brass inlay Mantel Clock (LA339333) is genuinely of the period declared with the date/period of manufacture being c. 1860
The case is in excellent original good condition, having been polished and lacquered so that t will not tarnish.. The movement has been fully serviced and is guaranteed for 12 months. If you would like a video clip of this clock working please email.
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