The Chelsea Clock Embassy clock is an opulent mantle clock that pays homage to the allure and charm of the 19th century clocks coveted by France's elite class. Its profile, inspired by the fashionable clocks that often accompanied aristocrats in their horse-drawn carriages or assumed a place of prominence atop grand mantels, reflects the stylistic rectangular design and sturdy construction that popularized these exquisite timepieces.
The style of the Embassy Clock has made it a classic favorite that endures today. Its traditional design is expertly shaped from quality brass by Chelsea Clock's master craftsmen. This lavish timepiece features distinctive detailing such as handsome vertical stripes in contrasting matte and sheen finishes, graduated molding at the top and base, and stepped feet, making it a welcome addition to fireplace mantels, bookshelves and desks. The Embassy Clock’s smooth, broad cover offers ample room for personalization, including elegant monogramming and line engraving.
While the design of the Chelsea Clock Embassy Clock captures much of the allure and charm of its French predecessors , this particular piece integrates a modern timekeeping mechanism for optimum performance and convenience. A precision German-engineered quartz movement provides quiet accuracy and quick, easy access for adjustments to time.
The Embassy Clock is a yet another fine example of how Chelsea Clock master clockmakers continue to blend classic design with state-of-the-art technology, and bring elegant timekeeping into homes and offices everywhere.