Raingo Freres Gilt Bronze Clock

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Description

A magnificent ebonized wood and gilt bronze mid-19th century clock signed Raingo Freres, France, circa 1850. The origins of the company Raingo Frères lie with Zacharie Joseph Raingo (1775-1847), a clockmaker, who was born in Belgium in 1775. Zacharie Joseph Raingo specialized in creating astronomical clocks. One of these creations, a planetary pendulum clock made in 1824, was purchased by King George IV of England and is now housed in Windsor Castle.

  • MATERIALS AND TECHNIQUES
  • CONDITION
  • CONDITION DETAILS
    The origins of the company Raingo Frères lie with Zacharie Joseph Raingo (1775 – 1847), a clockmaker, who was born in Belgium in 1775. Zacharie Joseph Raingo specialised in creating astronomical clocks. One of these creations, a planetary pendulum cl
  • WEAR
    Wear consistent with age and use.
  • DIMENSIONS
    H 46 in. x W 22 in. x D 11.5 in.
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