An English carriage clock, Ormolu & gilt, in case with key and original receipt (1958) - estimates given based on images, subject to inspection
Lot 131
A fine mid 19th century English engraved gilt bronze carriage timepiece E and E Emanuels', Portsmouth, No.156
Sold for £5,250 (US$ 8,679) inc. premium
Auction Details
A fine mid 19th century English engraved gilt bronze carriage timepeice E and E Emanuels', Portsmouth, No.156 A fine mid 19th century English engraved gilt bronze carriage timepeice E and E Emanuels', Portsmouth, No.156 An English carriage clock, Ormolu & gilt, in case with key and original receipt (1958) - estimates given based on images, subject to inspection An English carriage clock, Ormolu & gilt, in case with key and original receipt (1958) - estimates given based on images, subject to inspection
Lot Details
A fine mid 19th century English engraved gilt bronze carriage timepiece
E and E Emanuels', Portsmouth, No.156
The rectangular case surmounted by a cast foliate knopped handle over a shaped panel engraved with a terrier pursuing a hedgehog through scrolling foliage, between four fluted finials, the dentil cornice supported by fluted Doric columns flanking the side panels, each engraved with animal heads within foliage, the back cover with a sprung handle and shell knop, the 2 inch silvered, engine turned Roman dial with subsidiary seconds, blued steel hands and cast gilt scrolled foliage within a foliate engraved mask centred on a dove and grotesque mask, the signed and numbered single fusee movement with lever escapement and monometallic balance on substantial plates united by three tapered pillars; together with the original tooled leather travel case (lid detached). 12.5cm (5in) high.

Footnotes

  • E and E Emanuels are recorded as working in Portsmouth, Hampshire from 1859 until 1867.
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