Gorgeous gilt bronze 3 piece garniture consisting a pendulum clock and matching pair of candelabra. Beautifully made in Rococo style for Maison Henri Riondet of Paris with Louis Japy movement. The clock top is a foliated rocaille finial in waisted shape richly decorated with C scrolls and acanthus, dial of cream porcelain enamel with gilt bronze hands. The 8 days movement has been tested and working well with chime mechanism which strikes the bell every hour and half hour, completed with key. The backplate has visible markings Maison H. Riondet (Comptoir Général) and Louis Japy & Cie. France circa 1880. The condition of case is excellent as well as the candelabras, 1 candelabra top ring is missing, replaced with another top ring and some minor wear traces consistent to age.
Kindly consider in taking time to look closely to the pictures as it is an integral part of the descriptions, extra pictures and details will be provided upon request. Total weight: 27.35 lb (12.40 kg) approximately.
Clock: Height 17.70" (45 cm) Width 10.65" (27 cm) Depth 5.10" (13 cm)
Candelabras: Height 17.70" (45 cm) Width: 7.50" (19 cm) Base: 5.50" / 14 cm.
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