Arabic styled gilt brass and Sevres porcelain mantel clock


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Object Description

A late 19th Century French table clock for the Arab market, the movement stamped Roblin & Fils Freres.

The rectangular case, with cast and pierced foliate scrollwork decoration, has a shallow domed top below a rock crystal ball surmounted by a crescent moon. The sides have inset concave porcelain plaques with geometric polychrome-enamelled decoration, the rear of them signed Sevres.

The 3 inch porcelain dial has Roman numerals and a beaded brass bezel.

The 8-day two-train movement is signed to the backplate,Roblin & Fils Freres striking on a bell, with star and crescent pendulum and key.

Object Condition

Excellent original condition. The movement is to be overhauled and guaranteed for 3 years.

Object Details

Dealer Opening Times

By appointment only.

Dealer Contact

+44 (0)1935 713333

Dealer Location

Bank Farm,
Lower Odcombe,
BA22 8TY

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