UNSIGNED. A RARE GILT BRASS HOUR REPEATING CARRIAGE CLOCK WITH MOON PHASES CALENDAR AND ALARM FRENCH CIRCA 1890

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Lot №: 83024
Estimate: $10,000 - 10,000
10 June 2013
Sold price
$7 500

Description

• 1 1/2 inch dial, Roman numerals, white enamel, mean time dial below 12 o'clock, framed by with a large enamel moon phase aperture with prominent moon phase in white and grey enamel against a blue enamel ground depicting a night time sky with stars, surrounded by enameled clouds • with day of week and date dial below, platform lever escapement, the back plate further fitted with white enamel alarm dial, and bell for striking • the rococo-style case with columns composed of elaborate scrolls against a striated textured ground, the motif repeated on the arch which frames the mean time dial, domed top mounted at the corner by putti holding flowers and joined by floral swags front and back, raised on scroll-form base, the underside fitted with levers for moon phase and calendar work, bud-form button for repeating work
height 7 in (17.8 cm)