CD-1001

A French Gilt Bronze 8-day Four Face Mantle Clock w/ Date, Temperature & Barometer

Description

Circa 1855

 

Origin: France

 

Height: 9.5″
Width: 5.75″
Depth: 5.5″

 

Material: Gilt-bronze

 

Condition: Clock is working perfectly, Physical condition is perfect

 

Maker: Jean Vincenti et Cie, the twin-train movement stamped “Made in France” and with Vincenti et Cie 1855 Medaille d’Argent seal

 

Having an urn-topped rectangular gilt-bronze case adorned with a foliate margent to each squared-off corner, each face centering a differently functioning circular face

 

The first with a white enamel clock face with applied black Arabic numeral hour markers and minute indices within a beveled glazed hinged bezel

 

The second having an arched Centigrade and Fahrenheit thermometers mounted to a white enamel and black and gold-toned applied backing

 

The third with a white enamel aneroid barometer with applied black text and indices beneath a beveled glazed bezel inset within a hinged door enclosing the inner works

 

The fourth: a hand-painted calendar with adjustable date, month and day of the week, raised overall on an acanthus-cast base, on toupie feet