A late 19th Century French gilt metal mantel clock Anonymous
Lot 483
A late 19th Century French gilt metal mantel clock Anonymous
Sold for £1,500 (US$ 2,523) inc. premium
Auction Details
The Chester Sale Chester
6 Dec 2012 11:00 GMT

Auction 20172
A late 19th Century French gilt metal mantel clock Anonymous
Lot Details
A late 19th Century French gilt metal mantel clock
Anonymous
Having a 6.5-inch 12 piece Sevre style hand painted porcelain dial with black Roman hours and jeweled divisions, centered with hand painted scene depicting two cupids above a lovers head, the two-train movement with fast/slow, striking the hours on a bell, the back plate stamped A.B. within a star , numbered 7400 and 24.8; the fluted drum case on scrolling plinth with inset Sèvre style painted floral shaped panels reserved on a dark pink ground centered by acanthus wreath and draped with a laurel swag, the inverted break front base raised on squat foliate toupie feet, 37cm, (14.5") high, (sold with pendulum, numbered 7400, plus winder)

Footnotes

  • The trademark on the movement is that of the firm founded by Achille Brocot (1817 - 1878) whose innovations include the escapement, pendulum suspension and perpetual calendar that all bear his name. They were widely used in 19th century French clocks.
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