French ormolu mantel clock standing on ornate feet with raised base surrounded by acanthus leaf decoration, inset painted porcelain panels featuring cherubs and heavenly bodies.
very good condition
Pink porcelain dial with Roman numerals and original hands. The clock surmounted by a figure of Cupid with his bow, the sides with inset floral porcelain panels and lions head ring handles.
Eight day movement striking the hours and halves on a silvered bell signed ‘Japy Freres’. C.1870
Japy Freres were widely regarded as the leading French makers of the day located in the town of Beacourt in Eastern France founded in 1806 and ceased trading in the late 1930’s