• Fine Chinese Ceramics and Work auction at Christies

    Sale 7762

    Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art

    3 November 2009, London, King Street

  • Lot 61

    A CHINESE BRASS MINIATURE STRIKING TABLE CLOCK WITH DUPLEX ESCAPEMENT

    19TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A CHINESE BRASS MINIATURE STRIKING TABLE CLOCK WITH DUPLEX ESCAPEMENT
    19th Century
    CASE: with foliate mounts, the pagoda top surmounted by a flambeau urn finial, brass handles over pierced repoussé side frets, on scroll and acanthus leaf feet; later gilding
    DIAL: blue enamel with gilt-painted floral spandrels to white enamel painted chapter disc and gilt-painted bowl of fruit to the arch, blued steel hands (replaced)
    MOVEMENT: with twin chain fusee, engraved balance cock for steel balance to duplex escapement, rack strike on bell, scroll and foliate engraving and 'nonsense' signature to the back plate; winding key
    8¾ in. (22.5 cm.) high; 4¼ in. (11 cm.) wide; 3 in. (7.5 cm.) deep


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