Once the movement was assembled, it was then sent to a 'dresser' who would in turn mount it into case - be it a small one or an elaborate brass plated mantle clock complete with mythological figures. Japy Freres et Cie Related Lots Japy Frères à Paris for Victor Reclus, a gilt-metal and porcelain mantel clock the eight-day duration movement striking the hours and half-hours on a bell with an outside countwheel, the backplate stamped with the trademark of the roulant blanc maker, Japy Frères, Paris along with that of the clockmaker Victor Reclus, and the serial number 42808, the round white enamel dial having black Roman hour numerals and blued steel moon hands, the decorative shaped gilt-metal case with scroll and floral mounts having pink porcelain panels painted with a decorative floral and musical scene set to the front with two further panels either side below with a matching urn to the top, standing on a shaped gilt-wood base, height 28cm clock 32cm including base. Frédéric Japy began school in Beaucourt. I also know it is a Gilbert clock face since it states the manufacturer on the back on the clock itself. During 1999 I had seen another such engine on a postcard of a museum in France, this was a larger one of about 6hp. The main stamping is marked, Meddaille D'Or Paris 1900 enclosed with in a circle.
Soon after the death of of their father in 1812, the sons renamed the firm Japy Freres et Cie. Eventually it gently began to try to fire. Estimate: £100 - £200 Realised: £380 Japy Freres, Paris, a 19th century gilt metal mantel clock the eight-day duration movement striking the hours and half-hours on a bell with the backpl. Also stamped on the movement are the numbers 4461 and 45. It comprised two cast-iron end pieces set vertically, sandwiching between them the cylindrical part of the muffler. Can someone please help me to identify this diamond in the rough? This does not mean that the clock bearing the stamp is unique or will be the only one found with this stamping. If so, I would be delighted to hear about it.
T he eight-day duration movement strikes the hours and half-hours on a bell with a push repeat button to the top, sounding the last hour at will. However, French clocks are often significantly less expensive than English or American mantel clocks from the same period, so they present a more affordable entry into the antique mantel clock market. Brass back opening to access the clock workings. The clock is running very well, the movement was recently disassembled by parts, cleaned, oiled, and tested properly by myself I am a clock master with 20 years experience from clock masters dynasty. All the hoses were perished and rotten, one of the two tanks was dented, the magneto points were missing and there appeared to be a crack in the cylinder casting. Born in town of Beaucourt in France, the clock-making company Japy Freres et Cie also known as Japy Freres is one of the most famous collectible antique French clocks today.
The back of the works casing is stamped, D. Pendulum type, chime and an 8-hour with 3 key slots in the front. The clock does not work and I do not have the key or keys for it. The colour seemed to suit the elegant Gallic contours of the Japy Frères very well. If Frederic Japy Grandfather about 1750's to 1810 was responsible for the manufacture of thousands of clocks, where are they? Found this clock in a local auction.
The time piece still works and has the key. As I couldn't determine the make of engine, I stopped the car and climbed out to investigate. It doesn't even mean that the clock was necessarily made in 1855. In very short time the production was more then double the usual way. Subsequently a local coppersmith made me a replica from brass sheet and tube. The bodies of French clocks were made from black or darkly colored marble. Hi We just received this black marble clock and I have tried to find out more about it from local clock experts and have been told not to bother and brushed aside because I can't seem to find a visible marking.
I'll really appreciate any information about it, thanks. Frederic Japy purchased some of few clock making machines in existence, brought them back to his native town of Beaucourt and proceeded to invent new ones in order to standardize the pieces and the quality of the production. As a matter of fact, most clocks don't. Most of the remainder of the engine was liberally splattered with whitewash and oily mud. French mantel clock makers frequently incorporated glass domes to provide a glimpse at the inner moving parts, and built classical statuary, pillars and cherubs into their designs. The water tank, which was badly dented, was straightened and received a new brass cap which was spun up to match the other one.
This radiator is concentric with vanes on the flywheel. The number of steps and operations were reduced by half. I have been trying to identify the maker and the making date for some time now, but didn't actually succeded in finding out much. There is not a nick, scratch or crack anywhere on the clock. Village of Beaucourt At that time, watch and clock parts were manufactured usually by hand by specialized workers in heir homes in small communities.
In clockmaking - Japy's enamel dials became the standard for the great majority of clock manufacturers for 150 years both in France and abroad. Pumpen ab 1850-bis heute , landwirtschaftliche Geräte und Maschinen 1865-1941 , Verbrennungsmotoren Gas, Öl, Benzin oder Alkohol 1890-1941 , Haushaltsprodukten und Küchenutensilien ab 1825 , Fotokameras, und Schreibmaschinen 1906-1972 : hergestellt. The sequential production of parts in one location - a manufacturing plant - aided by machines meant that clock parts were made and assembled in about half the time that it had taken previously. The body of the clock is made from bronze with brown patina; the sculpture of the young woman is from bronze. They produced many watches and clocks, estimated in the millions during a good 150 years. Overall I would say that it stands about 18 inches tall. Due to massive production in the 19th century, a good number of Japy Freres antique mantle clocks and French Garniture set mantel clock and candelabra set can be seen not only in museums but also in private houses.
In clockmaking - Japy's enamel dials became the standard for the great majority of clock manufacturers for 150 years both in France and abroad. The cherub at the top is holding a sundial. A bit of judicious honing soon rectified the bore. 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. Those that do, the owners have no idea of the age. A very well cast brass nameplate bears the information Japy Frères et Cie. I was curious as to the engine's internals as it was seized solid.
Estimate: £200 - £300 Realised: £440 Japy Frères à Paris, a boulle mantel clock the eight-day duration movement striking the hours and half-hours on a gong, with a cast brass sunburst bob to the pendulum, the backplate stamped with the maker's mark and serial number Japy Frères à Paris, 39076, the round ivorine dial with black Roman numerals and blued steel hands, the waisted boulle case with engraved brass inlaid to the tortoiseshell with a glazed panel below the dial, with applied gilt-metal mounts and surmounted with a cast urn, height 43cm. Japy Freres is the founder of the Japy industrial dynasty. However, his sons' sons did not inherit the creative and inventive spirit of their fathers and grandfather and by the early 1900's, many of the the businesses were sold off and the manufacturing was dismantled. Die beiden Familien verbanden viele geschäftliche und private Aktivitäten: Die erste Schmiede von Peugeot wurde an Japy verkauft. This area is in eastern France and has Alsace to the north, Burgundy to the west, and has a long, 143-mile border with Switzerland.