A beautiful form 19th century French polychrome comtoise grandfather or country tall clock, with enameled metal dial with Roman numerals, signed by the clockmaker J. Marret, à Ussel, the repousse surround decorated with figures, animals, and florals, which continue on the large polychrome pendulum. The sides around the dial are hinged, and open for access to the encased works. The nicely carved and pine wooden case is beautifully grain painted and decorated, with a central floral oval cartouche on the base, all supported by four small painted French feet. The clock is in good working condition, with some dents and mild damage visible around the dial border, shrinkage cracks, minor paint losses, and other surface imperfections and expected wear from age and use. Dimensions 83 in H x 21 in W x 10 in D. The item “19th c French Comtoise or Morbier style Hand Painted Country Tall Clock” is in sale since Tuesday, April 7, 2020. This item is in the category “Antiques\Decorative Arts\Clocks”. The seller is “nhantiquecoop” and is located in Milford, New Hampshire. This item can be shipped to United States.
- Style: French
- Type: Clocks