A SWISS PARCEL-GILT AND BLUE-PAINTED NEUCHÂTELOISE CLOCK WITH PETITE SONNERIE AND CALENDAR, ON WALL BRACKET
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A SWISS PARCEL-GILT AND BLUE-PAINTED NEUCHÂTELOISE CLOCK WITH PETITE SONNERIE AND CALENDAR, ON WALL BRACKET

EARLY 19TH CENTURY

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A SWISS PARCEL-GILT AND BLUE-PAINTED NEUCHÂTELOISE CLOCK WITH PETITE SONNERIE AND CALENDAR, ON WALL BRACKET
Early 19th Century
Of waisted outshape with polychrome enamel chapter dial with inner concentric calendar, pierced and gilt hour hand, cut-brass minute hand and blued steel date hand, the four-pillar movement with twin barrels, verge and crownwheel escapement, silk suspension and countwheel strike to bell; pendulum, winding key
34 1/8 in. (86.8 cm.) high, 14 in. (36.2 cm.) wide, 5½ in. (14 cm.) deep
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This lot will be removed to an off-site warehouse at the close of business on the day of sale - 2 weeks free storage
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Lot Essay

With its two-part door and delicate floral decoration, this clock illustrates Swiss Neuchâteloise designs of the 1790-1840 period (Tardy, French Clocks-The World Over, vol. IV, Paris, 1981, pp. 40, 47).
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