A very rare late 19th century French engraved brass miniature carriage timepiece with pietra dura panels Le Roy et Fils, 13 et 15 Palais Royal, Paris, 13281, further numbered 12547

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A very rare late 19th century French engraved brass miniature carriage timepiece with pietra dura panels
Le Roy et Fils, 13 et 15 Palais Royal, Paris, 13281, further numbered 12547

Sold for £ 5,062 (US$ 6,500) inc. premium

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19 Jun 2019, 14:00 BST

London, New Bond Street

A very rare late 19th century French engraved brass miniature carriage timepiece with pietra dura panels
Le Roy et Fils, 13 et 15 Palais Royal, Paris, 13281, further numbered 12547
The brass case engraved all over with running foliage on plain and matted grounds, the two side panels both featuring Lily of the Valley and other flowers in different coloured marbles with accompanying butterflies, the gilt engraved Roman dial set within a similar panel of coloured marbles featuring a pair of birds, the movement with silvered lever platform escapement and fully signed backplate. 10cms (3 1/2ins) high
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