• Fine Chinese Ceramics and Work auction at Christies

    Sale 7762

    Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art

    3 November 2009, London, King Street

  • Lot 62

    A CHINESE MINIATURE BRASS STRIKING TABLE CLOCK WITH DUPLEX ESCAPEMENT

    19TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A CHINESE MINIATURE BRASS STRIKING TABLE CLOCK WITH DUPLEX ESCAPEMENT
    19th Century
    CASE: with brass handle, arched glazed side panels and on brass bracket feet
    DIAL: blue enamel with gilt-painted borders and green and red painted decoration to the white enamel chapter disc, inscribed 'London' to the arch, blued steel hands
    MOVEMENT: with twin chain fusees, engraved balance cock for steel balance to duplex escapement, rack strike on replaced bell, finely engraved back plate with 'nonsense' signature; winding key
    7¾ in. (20 cm.) high, handle down; 5¼ in. (13.5 cm.) wide; 3¾ in. (9.5 cm.) deep


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