Rare Antique French Farcot Marble & Bronze Conical Pendulum Mystery Mantle Clock. Stunning original patina gilt metal Greek figurine Various inlaid decorations to the marble cube base original ormolu finish to the bronze mounts and feet Stands elegantly with superb proportions Original engraved marble dial Gilded roman numerals & original matching hands Dial is in excellent original condition protected by glazed bezel Original German 8 day bell striking mystery movement Rare conical pendulum escapement Original pendulum & new winding key to wind it Farcot, Brevete Early Victorian The clock measures an impressive 25.75 inches high x 11 inches wide x 8 inches deep.1 - We offer the very best customer service before, during and after the sale. 2 - Fully trained and hugely experienced horologists. 4 - All our original antique clocks are of high quality and carefully sourced. 5 - Every clock we sell are tested for a minimum of 1 week before being offered for sale. 6 - We have earned a consistently excellent track record of sales with 100% Feedback. 7 - All our items are professionally packed and dispatched promptly.
8 - All clocks are sent with world leading couriers on a priority service with full online tracking. I have just received some excellent quality bracket clocks from a private collection all of which have been well looked after all of which will be listed over the next few weeks. Some excellent quality bracket clocks please keep your eyes open over the next few months.Stunning black marble/slate and gilt metal elegant Greek figurine with a beautiful patina finish. Various inlaid decorations to the marble/slate cube base with a gilded colouring to make them stand out.
Original patina gilt finish to spelter figure which holds the mystery conical rotating globe pendulum from a hook, the figure has a pedestal and a musical instrument which stand behind him. Stands elegantly with superb very impressive proportions. On either side of the base you have bronze lion face mounts and bronze feet which all have their ormolu finish. Case is in excellent original condition for age and looks absolutely stunning wherever displayed. Original black marble dial with engraved decoration.
Engraved roman numerals & original matching hands. All engraved decoration has a gilded colouring to them.
Dial is in excellent original condition and protected by its glazed brass bezel. There is retailers names to the dial which is slightly faded.
Original very rare 8 day bell striking mystery globe conical pendulum rotating movement. The figure holds the silk which the globe pendulum hangs from and which swings around in a circle as can be seen in the video called a conical pendulum escapement. Original mystery escapement with original pendulum.Movement is in full working order keeping time as you can see in the video above. Original pendulum to top & new winding key to wind it. Early Victorian - mid 19thc. The clock measures 25.75 inches high x 11 inches wide x 8 inches deep.
This is a perfect investment clock and a beautiful display piece. Looks absolutely fantastic wherever it is displayed and a true talking point of any room.Exceptional clock which will only grow in value and one of the best ones i have ever had the pleasure to offer for sale. ALL antique clocks after transport no matter how well they have been looked after or serviced may require setting up, adjustments and setting into beat when you receive them and i always recommend a professional or an experienced clock person to do this correctly for you. Most clocks will be ok and will not need any additional adjustments but please bear in mind this may not be the case. For your piece of mind we test all our clocks here before they are sent out and any issues are either sorted or described in the add, the clock will not have any problems unless stated in the add as they are tested vigorously before sending. We pride ourselves on our expertise which we have acquired after dealing in clocks for over 20 Years and have a vast knowledge of various aspects of antique clocks. Please check out our thousands of positive feedbacks. We have bought many private collections over the years and we continually search for private collections for sale. All our antique clocks are carefully sourced from private collections and other sources and we deal in only good original antique clocks. Please visit our clock restoration page on top which gives more information on the clock repair services we provide.
All my items will be packed professionally using plenty of leading packaging supplies including soft foam, packing peanuts, bubble wrap, cardboard boxes and custom made wooden crates where appropriate. All repairs needed to the mechanism will be carried out by myself and not by a 3rd party clock maker/repairer unless agreed by myself beforehand. Please contact me for a quote if you have another movement that requires servicing.
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The seller is "classictime2015" and is located in Gloucestershire. This item can be shipped worldwide.