Gilt Bronze Eight-day, Four Face Clock, Temp & Barometer

ART DECO-Modernism


Designer VerificationSigned
Country of origin
Material and techniquesBronze
Excellent. Clock is working perfectly
Measures (Inches)
- Height: 9.5 - Width: 5.75 - Depth: 5.5

A French gilt bronze eight-day four face mantel clock with date, temperature and barometer, circa 1855. Origin: France. Dimensions: Height: 9.5". Width: 5.75". Depth: 5.5". Maker: Jean Vincenti et Cie, the twin-train movement stamped "Made in France" and with Vincenti et Cie, 1855 Medaille d'Argent seal. Material: Marble and gilt bronze. Condition: Clock is working perfectly, physical condition is perfect. Having an urn-topped rectangular gilt bronze case adorned with a foliate margent to each squared-off corner, each face centering a differently functioning circular face. The first with a white enamel clock face with applied black Arabic numeral hour markers and minute indices within a beveled glazed hinged bezel. The second having an arched Centigrade and Fahrenheit thermometers mounted to a white enamel and black and gold-toned applied backing. The third with a white enamel aneroid barometer with applied black text and indices beneath a beveled glazed bezel inset within a hinged door enclosing the inner works. The fourth: A hand-painted calendar with adjustable date, month and day of the week, raised overall on an acanthus-cast base, on toupie feet.