Overview picture of clock before restoration  
Picture of clock case before restoration.
Close-up view of clock top before restoration

Close up view of the missing inlay from the top of the clock.  
 

Close-up of clock bottom before restoration
  
Close up view of the missing inlay and trim from the bottom of the clock.
 
Before the restoration, 50% of the brass inlay was missing, what was left was in bad shape. The Tortoise shell panels located on the sides of the clock were falling off. However, on the bright side, we did have all the original bronzes. 
  
  
View of clock after restoration  
Picture of clock case after restoration.
Close-up up clock top fully restored

Close up of the fully restored top of the clock.

Close-up of clock bottom fully restored
 
Close up view of the fully restored bottom of the clock.
 
Repairs were done to the Tortoise shell and missing pieces were replaced. The remnants of the brass inlay were removed, cleaned, straightened and re-glued. The missing inlay was re-cut, engraved and glued into position. All the brass was cleaned and reassembled. 

As you can see, this restoration produced some truly amazing results. I don't think that there is anybody in the world who would not be proud to display such a handsome piece in their home. 

  
 

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