Tall and elegant, quality French Oval Four Glass striking mantle clock with visible escapement (of type often referred to as a Crystal Regulator) c1885. The clock is in an oval brass case with plinth and cornice mouldings. Curved bevelled glass panels. It has a stepped, white enamelled dial with black roman numerals and blued steel hands. Brass winding bezels and exposed ruby pin palleted deadbeat Brocot escapement. The dial's bezel has traces of original rose-gold finish to its front. The clock's underside carrying the gilder's mark. An 8-day movement striking the hours and half hour on a bell. Brocot adjustable twin flask mercury compensated pendulum. Supplied with keys. The clock measures 32 cm in height, 20 cm width and 16.5 cm depth. Excellent time-keeper. Watch a short video of it striking (above).
Fully cleaned and serviced but retaining its antique brass patina. The clock's movement is covered by a 6-month warranty in the UK.
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Tall Oval Four Glass Brass Mantle Clock with Exposed Escapement c.1885
This clock is in exceptional overall condition commensurate with age. No chips, cracks or any damage to the dial or glass panels. Brass case is in excellent condition with a gorgeous antique brass patina. Clean mercury tubes. Please see images as these form an important part of the description.