French Belle Epoque Tortoise Shell Mantel Clock by L.P Japy
A very good quality French red tortoise shell serpentine shaped mantel clock in the Louis XV style with scroll leaf design ormolu mounts and moulds. The clock has a decorative gilt brass dial with white enamel Roman numerals and a French eight day movement which strikes the hours and half hours on a bell.
The movement back plate is stamped with the makers name:-
L.P Japy & Cie
Height - 14 inches
Width - 7 inches
Depth - 4 inches
Circa - 1880