London, South Kensington
17 July 2002
A French brass mignonnette carriage timepiece, circa 1885
The bambu case with gilt foliate filigree mask to the white enamel Roman and Arabic chapter disc with red and blue numerals, blued steel hands (minute lacking), the single barrel movement with silvered platform to a lever escapement with bimetallic balance, numbered 311 on the back plate -- 3 1/8in. (9.25cm.) high to hilt of handle
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The escapement on this clock is a replacement.
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