A good early 19th century French ormolu grande sonnerie, quarter repeating pendule d'officier with alarm Breguet & Fils 1

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Lot 67
A good early 19th century French ormolu grande sonnerie, quarter repeating pendule d'officier with alarm
Breguet & Fils 1

Sold for £ 3,562 (US$ 4,571) inc. premium

Fine Clocks

19 Jun 2019, 14:00 BST

London, New Bond Street

A good early 19th century French ormolu grande sonnerie, quarter repeating pendule d'officier with alarm
Breguet & Fils
The case with a handle in the shape of an Ouroborus over a concave section cast with tied laurel, the sides with a cast oval foliate boss on lion's paw feet, the rear door pierced and highlighted with blue silk, the signed 4 inch white enamel Arabic dial with blued-steel moon hands for the time and a tapering hand for the alarm set, the circular movement with chain fusee to a verge escapement, and spring barrel to the striking train sounding the quarters and hours on two bells, activating the alarm on a third hammer, with three-position selection lever to the base for Silence - Petite Sonnerie - Grande Sonnerie. 23.5cm (9ins) high (1)
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