French Art Nouveau Mahogany Mantel Clock

GBP 2,000.00

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Object Description

French Art Nouveau mahogany cased mantel clock with arch top above satinwood inlay depicting a Viking longboat at full sail.

Enamel dial with Arabic numerals. Eight day movement signed ‘Couillet Freres’ striking the hours and halves on a coiled gong. C.1900

The ‘Dictionnaire Des Horlogers Francais’ by Tardy lists Couillet Freres as having been founded in St-Nicholas D’Aliermont in 1804 and having a retail outlet in Paris (Rue Oberkampf) c.1900. The company registered a patent for a system of compensation for an escapement in 1868.

Object Condition

very good condition, the clock movement has been completely stripped down and overhauled and is in full working order

Object Details

  • dimensions
    W:8.5 x H:11 x D:4.8 inches
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Dealer Opening Times

By appointment only.

Dealer Contact

+44 (0)1508 532188
+44 (0)7785 280985

Dealer Location

Wacton, Norfolk

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