This antique clock was made by the esteemed French clock making company Japy Freres in the late 19th Century, and is as breathtaking today as when it was made, and has been completely restored and runs beautifully.
Dating from the 1890's, this absolutely charming clock measures 13.5cm tall by 8.6cm wide by 4.5cm deep, and is destined to be admired by all who see it as soon as they enter the room.
With such an elegant gilded case that will catch the eye, it is the gorgeous enamelled scene on the front that will capture the heart.
This romantic scene of a man and a woman sitting under a tree is so beautifully done and just as romantic today as when it was made all those years ago. With the charming white enamel dial and blue Roman numerals, the hands are just as gorgeous as the front panel and design of the clock case itself.
With a beautiful 8-day movement that has just come back from a service and comes complete with our twelve month warranty, this is one clock that is destined to make you smile each and every time that you see it.
Maker: Japy Freres
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Antique clock with enamel scene
Antique clock with enamel scene by Japy Freres. This antique mantle clock was made by the French clock making company, Japy Freres in the 1890's.
Who were Japy Freres?
Founded in 1806 by Frédéric Japy (1749-1812) with his sons, Fritz, Pierre and Louis, and then trademarking the name "Japy Freres" (Japy Brothers). The company purchases clock making tools and equipment, and and at their workshop went about making and producing their clocks in their factory in Beaucourt. Able to now mass produce clock movements and enamel dials, they became the leading clock maker in not just France, but the world.
Producing not just clocks, they also made such items as engines, bicycle parts, typewrites and even coffee grinders. By the 1880's they had over 5,000 employees working for the company.
Where can I get my antique clock repaired?
At Kalmar Antiques in the Queen Victoria Building in Sydney. For over thirty five years, Kalmar Antiques have been repairing and restoring antique clocks, watches and pocket watches.
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