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A fine quality French Claude Grivolas Oval Cased 400 Day Torsion Mantel Clock

  • Date: Circa 1900
  • Height: 32cm Width: 21cm Depth: 18cm
  • Price: 2,950

 

A French Claude Grivolas oval cased 400 day ( 1 year wind duration) torsion timepiece mantel clock, circa 1900.

The fine quality gilt brass oval case with rope twist mouldings and reeded columns inset with four bevelled curved glass panels, opening front and rear door.

The 4" floral painted porcelain dial fronting a fully restored spring driven movement of 400 day duration signed to the backplate and numbered, signed to the base of the pendulum with corresponding numbering to the movement.

Claude Grivolas was an engineer-Manufacturer-and Industrialist-Investor. He is reported
to be the only known manufacturer of torsion suspension 400 day clocks based in France and that these pieces were usually of high quality.

This example is in fine original condition with the movement fully restored by our FBHI and Worshipful Clockmakers Company awarded horologist.

Please contact us for UK delivery information, for overseas customers a fully insured door to door service can be provided by our regular couriers, please contact us for a specific quotation.

All clocks are securely packed and comprehensive installation and maintenance instructions are included.

Our horologist is a Fellow of the British Horological Institute (FBHI), having 35 years of full time professional engagement in the repair & restoration of clocks, watches, music boxes & barometers. He was the recipient of the 1977 Worshipful Company of Clockmakers Bronze Medal.


 
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Case 1

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Movement 1

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Dial

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