Raingo Freres, Paris, Gilt-Bronze Mantel Clock



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Impressive Raingo Freres, Paris, Gilt-Bronze Mantel Clock, fourth quarter 19th century, of large size in the Louis XVI style, the case centered with a signed convex enameled dial with black Roman chapters and cut gilded hands, flanked by paired garland-draped console brackets, the works cover decorated in haut relief with a basket of flowers, the case surmounted by a laurel leaf-draped vase in the Antique style, h. 27-1/2″, w. 18-1/2″, d. 7-1/2″.

Condition report

In very good condition with beautiful architectural elements and floral decor. The gilt is nice and bright with only scattered faint oxidation, mostly to the garlands. A tiny chip in the enamel at each keyhole. Scattered faint scratches on the back. The numbers 3 81 9 are impressed in the rim under the back clock door and on the back of the base.

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