French slate mantel clock, by Freres, Paris, c. 1860
French slate clock, by Freres & Co, with scroll-engraved ormolu face and Roman numeral hours, on a shaped plinth base.
Mark cast into back plate in circle:
JAPY FRERES & Co / 1855 GRAND EXPOSITION / Med. D’ HONNEUR
advertising their 1855 ‘Grande Med d’Honneur’ in the Expo Universelle, Paris
22cm high, 20cm wide, 11.5cm deep
Condition: in working order, has been going in shop- parts not guaranteed