Gilt Portico Mantel Clock by Charles Rolland
- Sold for:
- Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - 2502
- Date / Time :
- May 01, 2010 10:00AM
Gilt Portico Mantel Clock by Charles Rolland, Paris, circa 1820, four columns flanking the 4 3/4 in. dia. enameled dial with Roman numerals and signed Ch..les Rolland a Marseille, Breguet-style blued hands, eight-day spring-powered movement with count-wheel strike, with grid-iron brass faced pendulum suspended by a spring, all on engine-turned bun feet, ht. 19 1/4 in.
Dial chipped at 11:30 outer perimeter area, age consistent wear on gilt surface, strike hammer replaced, pendulum suspension probably converted from a silk thread to suspension spring.