Skip to main content
Go to accessibility notice


    Japy Freres French Mercury Pendulum Clock with Enamel, circa 1890
    Case: gilt, four panel, 11 x 7 x 5 1/2 inches, light blue and turquoise champlevé enamel to the pillars
    Dial: gilt with Roman chapters, beetle and poker hands, center medallion with enamel, enameled bezel, black minute track
    Movement: gilt, hour and half-hour strike on gong rod, enamel mercury pendulum, anchor escapement, marked with Japy Freres medal of honor, numbered 454 4 11
    Signed: movement with Japy Freres circular mark, case and movement also marked France

    Condition Report*: Type: Japy Freres Four Panel Mercury Pendulum French Clock with Enamel
    Signed: Japy Freres on the movement
    Model: mercury pendulum regulator
    Dial: gilt, Roman chapters, enameled center
    Hands; beetle and poker
    Metal: gilt
    Case Info: four panel, light blue and turquoise enamel
    Case Length: 11 inches high
    Case Width: 7 inches across
    Thickness: 5 1/2 inches deep
    Crystal: glass panels
    Watch Movement: hour and half hour strike on gong, anchor escapement, marked with Japy Freres medal of honor
    Circa: 1890
    Condition: dial good, case good, spotting to gilt areas, slight enamel loss, movement strikes well, movement runs and ticks, servicing recommended, strike hammer shows solder repair, back glass panel with some inner surface chips at the bottom
    *Heritage Auctions strongly encourages in-person inspection of items by the bidder. Statements by Heritage regarding the condition of objects are for guidance only and should not be relied upon as statements of fact, and do not constitute a representation, warranty, or assumption of liability by Heritage. All lots offered are sold "AS IS".

    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    December, 2008
    8th-10th Monday-Wednesday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 2
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
    Page Views: 4,561

    Buyer's Premium per Lot:
    19.5% of the successful bid (minimum $9) per lot.

    Sold for: Sign-in or Join (free & quick)
    Track Item

    Heritage membership

    Join Now - It's Free

    1. Past Auction Values (prices, photos, full descriptions, etc.)
    2. Bid online
    3. Free Collector newsletter
    4. Want List with instant e-mail notifications
    5. Reduced auction commissions when you resell your
    Consign now
    • Cash Advances
    • More Bidders
    • Trusted Experts
    • Over 200,000 Satisfied Consignors Since 1976 receives more traffic than any other auction house website. (Source:

    Video tutorial

    Getting the most out of search