Mid 19th Century Polished Slate Visible Escapement Mantel Clock
REF: 376148 / LA329901
A good example of a high quality polished Belgium slate bell striking mantel clock with a visible Brocot escapement. The rectangular case has grey variegated marble sides and an engraved molding front. It has a thick bevel edge glass in a brass bezel and a two piece enamel dial that exposes the working visible Brocot escapement. The 8 day movement strikes the hours and halves on a bell and was made by Japy Frere and has their 1853 medal stamp. The clock comes complete with keys and an instruction/running video clip.
Worboys Antiques has clarified that the Mid 19th Century Polished Slate Visible Escapement Mantel Clock (LA329901) is genuinely of the period declared with the date/period of manufacture being c.1860
In excellent original condition without chips or blooming. In working order and guaranteed for 12 months. If you would like a video clip of this clock striking please email us.
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