A good late 19th century French champlevé carriage clock and stand Attributed to Couaillet
Lot 3
A good late 19th century French champlevé carriage clock and stand
Attributed to Couaillet
Sold for £4,000 (US$ 6,723) inc. premium
Auction Details
A good late 19th century French champlevé carriage clock and stand Attributed to Couaillet
Lot Details
A good late 19th century French champlevé carriage clock and stand
Attributed to Couaillet
The Anglaise Riche case with a-typical bowed handle and shaped top, over Corinthian pillars and plinth base, decorated with polychrome enamel birds amongst foliage and flowers on a turquoise ground, the ivory enamel Roman dial with moon hands, within an enamel floral and foliate mask, the two train spring barrel movement striking and repeating on a blued steel gong, together with the gilt brass base with moulded sides, supported by four winged grotesques. 22.5cm (8.75in) overall, clock 18cm (7in)

Footnotes

  • The hand setting arrow on the backplate is identical to that illustrated and attributed to Couaillet in Allix and Bonnert's 'Carriage Clocks, Their History and Development', Antique Collectors Club, 1974, page 435.
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