Antique 19th century Original French boulle Bronze clock with original receipt For Sale
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Antique 19th century Original French boulle Bronze clock with original receipt:
Please find for sale my Japy Freres 19th century French boulle Bronze inlay clock Fully serviced with its original pendulum and original key and original french receipt.
This stunning clock is exceptionally rare, as it comes with its original receipt from first purchase. The clock also chimes its original bell with a sweet chime on the half hour and the hour with true perfection. On its original silver bell.
Japy freres was founded 1n 1806 by Frédéric with his sons Pierre (finances/ commerce), Fritz and Louis (technicality, machine design)
The Boulle clock is 30cm high 16cm wide and 9.5cm deep, it is graced with a floral fleur de leys style boulle inlay that graces the sides and the front of the boulle clock with ormolu legs and crests gracing the sides leading to a bronze pineapple style finale on the top.
This has been in my family since it’s original purchase and is 100 percent in its original condition. And is an Excellent investment opportunity.
Anyway the only reason I’m selling some of my families clock collection is I’m selling my Kensington london apartment and am now downsizing. My family has been in the horological circles for many moons and this vast experience, developed Into the current
The clock is covered throughout in original brass ormolu and flows flawlessly on all sides and front . All glass and pendulums and keys are all original as is the clock itself.
It has stood in my dining room in its airtight cabinet for decades in my Kensington apartment for the last 50 years and previously before that in my grandfathers house and his fathers before that. The clock is fully serviced and The clock keeps perfect time. Any questions I am here for you in every way. Please don’t hesitate to contact me.
Today JAPY FRERES watches and clocks are still around because of the devellopment by industrializion the watch manufacturing industry.
They produced many watches and clocks, estimated in the millions during a good 150 years.
Frédéric Japy (1749-1812) was a pioneer in the "art" of industrialization and manufacturing, not only watches/ clocks, but of manufacturing in general.
Watches/ clocks were made individual, by hand, by one or more people and then assembled.
Like Ford did with cars, starting production lines for cars around 1900, at one place concentrated, Japy started already during 1770-1780 the same by manufacturing pocketwatches and clocks in basic production lines at one place, concentrated at Beaucourt (his native town) in France.
In very short time the production was more then double the usual way.
In 1806 three of his sons (Pierre,"Fritz" and Louis) took over the bussiness and founded the trademark "Japy Freres".
The "golden age" to the japy freres dynasty was during the 1850-1930 years, by manufacturing watches/ clocks that the "common man" could buy.
Japy Freres also created the machines or modified machines to do this.
Because of production amount/ speed and lower prices Japy Freres got many contracts by different army's to deliver watches and clocks.
Japy Freres gave birth to the new standard for production: in his case this ment: watches, clocks, and later on emaille dials, and other things.
Later on Frédéric's idea and interpretation of production lines became the industrial standard, as good as world wide.
After his death in 1812 the factory went through his family untill the late 1930's, and ended there, as far it concerned watch/ clocks manufacturing.
Edouard Louis Frédéric Japy 1749-1812 and his wife, Suzanne.
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