19th Century French Red Tortoiseshell & Pewter Clock by Marti of Paris

France, 1870
19th Century French Red Tortoiseshell & Pewter Clock by Marti of Paris 19th Century French Red Tortoiseshell & Pewter Clock by Marti of Paris 19th Century French Red Tortoiseshell & Pewter Clock by Marti of Paris 19th Century French Red Tortoiseshell & Pewter Clock by Marti of Paris 19th Century French Red Tortoiseshell & Pewter Clock by Marti of Paris 19th Century French Red Tortoiseshell & Pewter Clock by Marti of Paris

19th Century French Red Tortoiseshell & Pewter Clock by Marti of Paris

France, 1870
Height 11.00 inch (28 cm)
Width 6.00 inch (15 cm)
Depth 4.50 inch (11 cm)
Small antique French red tortoiseshell and finely inlaid mantel clock by Marti of Paris.

The case of classical design is inlaid with delicate and detailed pewter and brass swag decoration and scrolls on a red tortoiseshell ground to the front and caddy top.

The velvet-covered dial is overlaid by the chapter ring and swag mount beneath. The hour striking movement bears the maker’s medal winning stamp of Saml. Marti & Cie.

Samuel Marti, Paris, won numerous Exhibition medals for their fine quality clocks in the mid-19th century.

Condition

Good

Materials

Tortoise Shell
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