Samuel Marti Gilt Bronze Cartel Wall Clock. A very decorative antique French gilt bronze cartel wall clock by. It is Rococo in style, asymmetric with acanthus shoulders and a large acanthus leaf top. Acanthus flowers hang below the dial. It is in stunning condition, finely modelled with good original gilding.
The dial is cream with blue lettering and has a separate minute ring and convex glass the finely fretted. The French movement is of high quality and is b y Samuel Marti.
The back plate has the Marti mark and the mark of the retailer. The dial is also signed.Auguste Le Roy, Horloger Breveté (Patent Clockmaker). Having obtained a patent in 1867 for a water clock.
The Le Roy name is well know in French Horology with many patents, inventions and improvements by Le Roys particularly marine chronometers. It is in excellent clean and running condition having been fully overhauled by our clockmaker.It runs for 8 days and strikes the hours and halves on a bell. Condition of the case is excellent, beautifully clean and bright with hardly any wear or discolouration and there are no losses.
The dial is also in excellent condition, there is some evidence of old restoration. Of Paris retailers mark on the movement backplate.
Complete with original pendulum, bell and a suitable key. Full setting up instructions supplied if required. Height 20 1/4", Width 9 1/4", Depth 4 1/2. Height 51 cm, Width 23.5 cm, Depth 11.5 cm. All of our clocks are original antiques , we source most of our clocks in France, Belgium, the Netherlands and the UK.
We then clean the cases using a technique we have developed over many years. We employ two qualified clockmakers who overhaul the movements. Movements are thoroughly tested until we are satisfied that they will run trouble free. Samuel Marti Gilt Bronze Cartel Wall Clock - YouTube.
Video will open in a new window. We use a premium courier such as UPS, DHL etc or a dedicated/specialist antiques courier. >> See more in our Shop >>. The item "ANTIQUE FRENCH GILT BRONZE CARTEL WALL CLOCK by SAMUEL MARTI FULLY RESTORED 1890" is in sale since Saturday, March 30, 2019. This item is in the category "Antiques\Decorative Arts\Clocks".The seller is "dragon-antiques" and is located in Belper. This item can be shipped worldwide.