A late 19th century French tortoiseshell miniature carriage timepiece Drocourt
Lot 36Y
A late 19th century French tortoiseshell miniature carriage timepiece Drocourt
Sold for £1,875 (US$ 3,061) inc. premium

Lot Details
A late 19th century French tortoiseshell miniature carriage timepiece Drocourt
A late 19th century French tortoiseshell miniature carriage timepiece
Drocourt
Surmounted by four turned finials and later brass handle, over tortoiseshell mouldings and ring turned columns,
the tortoiseshell dial with red painted Roman numerals and silvered hands, the single train movement with a lever platform escapement, stamped with the Drocourt trademark to the backplate. 10cm (4in)

Footnotes

  • A similar case style, but in brass by Margaine is illustrated in Allix and Bonnert's 'Carriage Clocks. Their history and development.' Antique Collectors Club 1974, plate VII/19, page 169.
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