19th Century French Repousse Brass “Comtoise” Wall Clock from Normandy
Decorate a kitchen wall, an office or a wine cellar with this elegant antique “Comtoise” grand father clock. Crafted in Normandie France circa 1860, the decorative time keeper features a repousse brass clock face decorated with grape and leaf motifs, dressed with a matching intricate repousse brass pendulum also embellished with vine and vase decor. The mechanism has been checked and cleaned, is in beautiful working order, and chimes on the hour and half hour. The morbier clock is in excellent condition, keeping great time and adorns a rich patinated brass finish. Signed J. Dodard, a La Doree. 2 weights and winding key included. The Comtoise was originally intended for simple households that only owned a watch. Their loud gong beating could be heard throughout the house. They were very popular in north western France as well as in Normandy. Measures: 13″ W x 7″ D x 60″ H.
|Dimensions||13" W x 7" D x 60" H|