Victorian Visible Escapement Black Slate Mantel Clock (France, c. 1870)


A substantial drumhead polished slate mantel clock, dating to the mid Victorian period. The case is inlaid with malachite panels and engraved all over with gilt highlighting. The two piece enamel dial has a working visible escapemnt, which swings and rotates when the clock works.It is signed by the original retailer Trouson of Plymouth. It has an 8 day movement that strikes the hours and halves on a bell, and was made by Marti of Paris, an excellent maker.

Current Condition
The case is in excellent original condition, the movement has been full serviced and is guaranteed for 12 months. if you would like a video clip of this clock working and striking please email us

27.00cm wide   45.00cm high   14.00cm deep (10.63 inches wide  17.72 inches high  5.51 inches deep)

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