A rare late 19th century French Grande Sonnerie striking and repeating Carriage clock with alarm and enamel panels The movement numbered 4627 2

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Lot 22
A rare late 19th century French Grande Sonnerie striking and repeating Carriage clock with alarm and enamel panels
The movement numbered 4627 2

Sold for £ 2,550 (US$ 3,274) inc. premium

Fine Clocks

19 Jun 2019, 14:00 BST

London, New Bond Street

A rare late 19th century French Grande Sonnerie striking and repeating Carriage clock with alarm and enamel panels
The movement numbered 4627
The cast and chased brass case of canted form modelled with foliate scrolls, surmounted by a handle of conforming design, with asymmetric bevelled glass top and repeat button, raised on scroll feet, each side set with a dark blue guilloche enamel plaque, the centre of the two side panels painted with the bust of a woman in eighteenth century costume within a gilt rocaille border, the silvered Arabic dial with blued steel hands, within a gilt painted rocaille border and garden implements, the spring barrel movement with silvered lever platform escapement and jewelled cut and compensated bi-metallic balance, striking the hours and the quarters on a pair of blued steel gongs, the backplate further set with an enamel alarm setting dial, numbered 4627. The lot is sold with a winding key stamped 3. 18cms (7ins)high (2)

Footnotes

  • A similar example sold in these rooms 16 December 2015, lot 125.
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