French Victorian Gilt Brass & Champleve Enamelled Mantel Clock
A fine French mantel clock in the style of Louis XV, circa 1900.
The eight day striking movement is stamped VINCENTI & CIE, MEDAILLE D’ARGENT, with vertically mounted platform lever escapement. The circular cream enamel Arabic numeral dial with concentric painted centre and scroll-pieced gilt hands which are set behind the convex glazed leaf cast hinged bezel.
The elegant rococo scroll case has a leafy surmount to the ogee-shaped upstand, the front of which is enamelled light blue with infill decoration, surrounded by elaborate leafy scroll borders.