A Fine Quality French Marble Clock Garniture By Samuel Marti.

A Fine Quality French Marble Clock Garniture By Samuel Marti.

Code: 779003


W: 27cm (10.6")H: 39cm (15.4")D: 16cm (6.3")

£2,495.00 Approx $3020.58, €2894.43

This exceptional three-piece rouge red marble mantle clock with a matching pair of urns is a fine and impressive set in superb original condition. It has a plain domed case with moulded decoration made from figured rouge marble. The clock is enhanced with gilt bronze feet and above a front panel with a bevelled glass centre through which you can see the ornate brass pendulum. The movement is a fourteen-day striking mechanism with an open brocot escapement which is made and signed by Samuel Marti of Paris who was awarded medals for his exceptional mechanisms. The dial is in gilt bronze with a white enamelled chapter ring with black numerals which is behind a decorative cast and glazed bezel which is hinged and opens to give access to the winding points, hands and the regulator. The back has a similar hinged door to access the back of the movement below which is a similar glass panel that enables you to see right through the clock. The pair of side urns are made from matching rouge marble and also are enhanced with bronze mounts all three pieces are in very good original condition. The clock is in excellent working order.
The clock measures 39cm h x 27cm w x 16cm d
The urns measure 27cm h x 14cm w x 12cm d
Circa 1900