The dial is finely engine turned and silvered. Twin train silk suspension movement striking the hours and once on the half hour. The back of the movement is marked "283", "7 - 7" and "G&C". Measures 24 3/4" high x 17 1/4" wide x 5 1/4 deep.
The case is complete and in very good condition, the fire gilt is all original. The movement has been completely reconditioned by a qualified clock repair service and is in good working order. The figure doesn't actually resemble the historic Columbus and could reasonably be identified as any one of a number of explorers, but most authorities identify this iconography as intended to represent Columbus.All of our clocks are guaranteed original and of the period. The item "Antique French Bronze Gilt and Marble Mantle Clock Christopher Columbus" is in sale since Friday, January 10, 2014. This item is in the category "Antiques\Decorative Arts\Clocks". The seller is "2ndempireantiques" and is located in La Habra, California. This item can be shipped to United States.