A rare mid 19th century French gilt brass repeating 'Caryatid' carriage clock Lowe a Paris
Lot 77
A rare mid 19th century French gilt brass repeating 'Caryatid' carriage clock Lowe a Paris
Sold for £1,625 (US$ 2,718) inc. premium
Auction Details
A rare mid 19th century French gilt brass repeating 'Caryatid' carriage clock Lowe a Paris
Lot Details
A rare mid 19th century French gilt brass repeating 'Caryatid' carriage clock
Lowe a Paris
The elaborate case with a handle formed by a pair of entwined mermaids over canted corners set with figures in niches, on an elaborate cast and pierced base, the repeat button set through the glass top panel and acting on a bell hidden by the shuttered rear door, the lever escapement set on an engraved platform with bi-metallic balance and polished steel fancy lever, the signed enamel Roman dial with blued steel moon hands 21cms (8.25ins) high.
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  1. James Stratton
    Specialist - Clocks
    Bonhams
    Work
    101 New Bond Street
    London, W1S 1SR
    United Kingdom
    Work +44 207 468 8364
    FaxFax: +44 207 468 8370
  2. Charles Crisford
    Specialist - Clocks
    Bonhams
    Work
    101 New Bond Street
    London, W1S 1SR
    United Kingdom
    Work +44 20 7468 8371
    FaxFax: +44 20 7468 8370