19th  century 8 day mahogany long case clock horloge de parquet
Lot 507
A 19th century French mahogany 8 day 'horloge de parquet' longcase clock Arch Lanrie
Sold for £937 (US$ 1,575) inc. premium
Lot Details
A 19th century French mahogany 8 day 'horloge de parquet' longcase clock
Arch Lanrie
Having an 11" round brass dial with Roman hours and Arabic minutes, floating fleur de lys half hours, the matted centre with a faux date aperture, signed 'Arch Lanrie'; the two train weight driven movement rack striking on a bell; the hood with a winged figural surmount; the inlaid case with shaped top door and shaped glass aperture, the sides with canted shaped glass apertures, on a square base raised on brass ball and claw feet. With pendulum, key and weights. 175cm (69 inches) high without surmount

Saleroom notices

  • Please note this clock movement is not as described. It is now thought to have an earlier English movement by Archibald Lawrie (Carlisle)b.c. 1745; altered to fit the later French case.
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