A 19th century French alabaster 'Cherub on a swing' 8 day mantle clock  Anonymous
Lot 262
A 19th century French alabaster 'Cherub on a swing' 8 day mantle clock Anonymous
Sold for £350 (US$ 588) inc. premium
Auction Details
The Chester Sale Chester
4 Sep 2012 15:00 BST

Auction 19901
Lot Details
A 19th century French alabaster 'Cherub on a swing' 8 day mantle clock
Anonymous
The white marble case with gilt decoration, scroll supports to the drum case with four inch enamel dial, Roman numerals and moon hands to the single barrelled front winding movement, the movement signed Btf SCDG DP Paris and numbered 1186, with Farcot swinging cherub pendulum. 20cm wide x 14cm high x 9cm deep

Footnotes

  • Farcot was a French maker who patented a special form of anchor escapement in 1862 so that the pendulum swung backwards and forwards rather than side to side.
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