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An Empire ormolu grande sonnerie striking pendule d'officier, the foliate cast case on chased paw feet, the sides applied with lyres, acanthus frieze to shallow arched top applied with foliage and surmounted by carrying handle, circular glazed engraved bezel to white enamel Arabic dial signed Auguste Droz, pierced gilt hour and minute hands, blued steel alarm hand, the circular movement with chain fusee for the going with verge escapement and vertically mounted three-arm balance on the similarly signed backplate planted with rack- and-snail work for the going barrel strike on two bells with three-position selection lever in base

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An Empire ormolu grande sonnerie striking pendule d'officier, the foliate cast case on chased paw feet, the sides applied with lyres, acanthus frieze to shallow arched top applied with foliage and surmounted by carrying handle, circular glazed engraved bezel to white enamel Arabic dial signed Auguste Droz, pierced gilt hour and minute hands, blued steel alarm hand, the circular movement with chain fusee for the going with verge escapement and vertically mounted three-arm balance on the similarly signed backplate planted with rack- and-snail work for the going barrel strike on two bells with three-position selection lever in base
8½in. (21cm.) high
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