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Brass Petite Sonnerie Carriage Clock

Auction:
2502
Lot:
553
Sold for:
$1,778$1,500

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Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - 2502
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
May 01, 2010 10:00AM

Description:

Brass Petite Sonnerie Carriage Clock, France, with brass and beveled glass case, fluted corner columns, rippled trim on molded top and base, eight-day time, hour and quarter hour strike on request and command, quarter silent lever on the underside, platform escapement, enameled dial with Arabic numerals and pierced hands, all in the original leather carrying case, ht. with handle extended, 5 1/2 in.
Estimate $200-250

Hairline crack on dial, all glass in good condition, movement needs cleaning but in running condition, quarter hour functions as designed.

Keywords

France, Carriage clock, Clocks, Horology, Movement