From my research many are right there is just not very much information on the. Mougin and that is a shame because he made a very fine clock. However I certainly would be interested if anyone has additional information they can share. Circa 1890's CLOCK and/or Garniture Set. I believe the metal to be Spelter Bronze but not 100% sure of this.Antique French Bronze Figurative and Monumental Mantel Clock, circa 1890's. This is a gorgeous Pair of Bronze ladies with lots of fine details. The clock case is a real beauty with a rich ornate design, which has been finely molded. It is highly unusual to come across such a large and elegant antique, solid cast bronze, and the Green and cream Onyx stone workings and in my opinion to be of museum quality. The movement is in good working condition. The enameled dial is in pristine condition with unique designed numerals for the hours, which is excellent for a clock t hat's been used for over 100 years. The dial is protected by a beveled glass door window, which is in excellent condition with no visible damage.
The Key is fancy and in good condition. The Pendulum is Thieble Suspension (pendulum bob) appears 1870. There is a plaque under the ladies that says::: THIOMPHE DE LA SCIENCE. In English this says Triumph in the Science, Researching this has not really helped a lot but you will find tons of information about Triumph in the science over Death and I have no proof that this clock and that information are tied together. However you will find tons of statues at this time period for this TH......
Science and they are not the same. It would be interesting to know exactly who, and the significance this clock was made.
I think there is a much bigger story here. If I were to guess I would think it was made for a specific person and of Notability. The one lady is holding a scroll it begins with Science and I have been unable to make out the rest of the words. The movement is an 8-day key wound and the rear of the movement is stamped by A.
Mougin 6179 along with the well known star and is marked "Duex Medailles". The Duex Medailles and star are Mougin's trademarks that symbolize two medals he won from exhibitions during his career prior to 1900. Mougin was a well known French clock maker who was located at Rue de Turenne 75 Paris in 1870.
The clock comes with a pendulum and key. (I believe the Pendulum and Key to be original to this clock) The entire clock is in excellent overall condition.A massive and heavy clock that you can't take your eyes off of. I have had the clock over 20 years. And unfortunately no longer can remember his name. However his collection of clocks was possibly one of the most lovely Victorian Clock Collections I have ever seen. AD Mougin was a famous clock maker in Paris from the mid eighteenth century forward.
He shop was located at Rue de Turenne 75 Paris in 1870. Mougin was one of the best clock makers of the period and possessed two gold medals from the Paris exhibitions.
Was a well known listed French clock maker who was located. At Rue de Turenne 75 Paris in 1870. A D Mougin around but he is listed as working in Herimoncourt in the late 1800s.Which is in the Montbeliard region of France one of the main clock making areas. Deux Medailles he presumably won two medals at exhibitions. According to Allix his name appears on a wrapper of Japy blanc roulants for carriage. Clocks so he obviously sourced some roulants from Japy and finished them. MOUGIN DEUX MEDAILLES (in a circle). He was working in Herimoncourt in the late 1800s which is in the Montbeliard region of France one of the main clock making areas. According to Allix his name appears on a wrapper of Japy blanc roulants for carriage clocks so he obviously sourced some roulants from Japy and finished them. Gives you good information on clocks and Makers. There are a pair of Candelabras which match the Clock. There is only one spot of damage I have ever seen. You will see in the top center or middle has one petal on the side that is damaged.
The legs on all pieces are great and the metal workings are lovely with tons of detail. Most of the pieces are pretty easy to adjust.
Wonderful matching the clock perfectly. There is no damage to them. Creamy Greens and darker Greens. Gold plated feet on all the pieces just set them off...... Clock stands 22 inches tall, 13 inches wide and 8 inches in depth.
These measurements are the maximum. Weight :::: Candelabras each weigh approx 9 pounds.Clock weighs approx 25 pounds. I will not put all three pieces in one box. There will be 3 separate box's.
Taking apart the clock will cancel your return option, so please refrain from doing this unless you plan to keep the clock. I try very hard to not over look a description item. In this case there is ton's to talk about so I hope I have not overlooked something. However I like questions and Welcome information from anyone that wants to share.If you would like more photos I will send as many as you like. I want you to love it and feel comfortable in your home as it has been for me.
It works and It Is Beautiful!!!! The item "French Spelter Bronze Onyx AD Mougin Victorian Mantle Clock Candelabras SCIENCE" is in sale since Sunday, April 7, 2019. This item is in the category "Antiques\Decorative Arts\Clocks". The seller is "daylong12" and is located in Jamestown, Kentucky. This item can be shipped worldwide.