ART DECO MANTEL CLOCK
Art Deco mantel clock housed in a green and black marble case surmounted by three birds with one looking down to see the time.
Chrome bezel opening to a diamond shaped silvered dial with Art Deco style hands and numerals signed Marion, Auxerre.
French eight day movement with outside countwheel, striking the hours and halves on a silvered bell marked for Samuel Marti. C.1920
‘Samuel Marti & Cie’ were well known French clockmakers working from their premises at Le Pays De Montbeliard Paris from just before 1860. They were awarded the medaille de bronze in 1867 at the Great Paris Exhibition and the Medaile D’or in 1900