A Lovely French Late 19 c Copper Cased Cartel Wall Clock. With movement which is marked made in Paris By Eugene Farcot with a serial number and dated 1861 by the famous French Clock maker.The circular dial is embossed with raised enamel Roman Numerals. And the case is embossed with the mask emblem of Louis XIV, scrolling vines and sea serpents.
There is a key which works but the movement is in need of attention. Measuring 49.5 cm high and 44cm wide. This is a rare example of a Eugene Farcot clock. And definitely a collectors piece. Henri-Eugène-Adrien Farcot (20 February 1830 in Sainville 14 March 1896 in Saint-Maur-des-Fossés) was a.Inventor, mechanical-engineer, aeronaut, occasional writer. And one of the most. Celebrated conical pendulum clock makers. In 1853 he established the Manufacture dhorlogerie E. Farcot with headquarters, from 1855 (previously in rue Vieille-du-Temple, 75, Paris), in rue des Trois-Bornes, 39, Paris, wherein he worked until his retirement in the late 1880s, same as the successors, his son-in-law the Belgian Henri-Charles Wandenberg, or Vandenberg, until December 1903 and Paul Grenon (Wandenberg's nephew) until 1914. Between October 1855-March 1856 the company's name changed to Farcot et Cie, and in 1887 it was renamed Farcot et Wandenberg, although the partnership was officially constituted in April 1890. Throughout his career path, Eugène Farcot was awarded with one honorable mention and four medals in the following expositions: Besançon 1860 (bronze), London 1862 (honorable mention), Paris (1863 bronze, 1867 bronze & 1878 silver), as well as Henri Wandenberg, both with a silver medal in Paris 1889 and a gold medal in Paris 1900. In addition to clock-making, he was a member of the Société aérostatique et météorologique de France and the also defunct Chambre syndicale d'horlogerie de Paris.
The Musée Farcot, in Sainville, preserves memories of his life, travels and work. The item "Antique French EUGENE FARCOT Movement dated and signed Copper Cartel Wall Clock" is in sale since Wednesday, October 6, 2021. This item is in the category "Collectables\Decorative Collectables\Clocks\Wall Clocks". The seller is "bayliss268" and is located in boston, Lincolnshire.This item can be shipped to United Kingdom, Antigua and barbuda, Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Australia, United States, Bahrain, Canada, Japan, New Zealand, China, Israel, Hong Kong, Norway, Indonesia, Malaysia, Mexico, Singapore, South Korea, Switzerland, Taiwan, Thailand, Bangladesh, Belize, Bermuda, Bolivia, Barbados, Brunei darussalam, Cayman islands, Dominica, Egypt, Guernsey, Gibraltar, Guadeloupe, Grenada, French guiana, Iceland, Jersey, Jordan, Cambodia, Saint kitts and nevis, Saint lucia, Liechtenstein, Sri lanka, Macao, Monaco, Maldives, Montserrat, Martinique, Nicaragua, Oman, Pakistan, Paraguay, Reunion, Turks and caicos islands, Aruba, Saudi arabia, South africa, United arab emirates, Ukraine, Chile, Bahamas, Colombia, Costa rica, Guatemala, Honduras, Jamaica, Kuwait, Panama, Philippines, Qatar, Trinidad and tobago, Uruguay.