Slate, marble, wood, metal and glass
312 mm (H)445 mm (W)Order this image
Standen House and Garden, West Sussex (Accredited Museum)
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An 8 day French striking mantel clock in a black slate case, c.1880, with a white enamel dial and a rose-pink veined marble inlay on base and around clock face. A 2 train, 4 puller pendule de Paris movement with visible Brocet escapement with agate pollets. Brocet pendulum suspension and rack half-hour striking on bell. The white enamel two-piece dial has Roman numerals and brocet regulation at XII. Escapement and gilt-brass bridge and winding hole collers in dial centre. Blue steel spade heads(sp?). The black slate case has a slight breakfront, breakarch top and scrolled sides, the front inset with rose pink veined marble panels. Dial and back are covered with a flat bevelled glass in a hinged brass bezel.