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A FRENCH GILT-BRASS AND CLOISONNÉ ENAMEL GRANDE SONNERIE STRIKING CARRIAGE CLOCK WITH ALARM

DROCOURT, NO. 17490. LAST QUARTER 19TH CENTURY

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A FRENCH GILT-BRASS AND CLOISONNÉ ENAMEL GRANDE SONNERIE STRIKING CARRIAGE CLOCK WITH ALARM
drocourt, no. 17490. last quarter 19th century
The foliate engraved cannelee case with panels of floral enamel to each side and with conforming dial, the brass chapter ring with black-painted Roman numerals, subsidiary alarm ring below, blued steel spade hands, the silvered lever platform with bimetallic balance, strike/repeat/alarm on two gongs via three hammers, stamped DC and 17490 on the backplate, with three-position strike selection lever to the underside
5¾in. (14.5cm.) high

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