London, South Kensington
17 July 2002
A French engraved gilt-brass striking and repeating carriage clock, circa 1880
The cannelee case engraved with foliate designs, with engine-turned mask with white enamel Roman and Arabic chapter disc, blued steel moon hands, the twin barrel movement with silvered platform to a lever escapement with bimetallic balance, strike/repeat on gong to a back plate numbered 863 -- 5¾in. (14.5cm.) high to hilt of handle
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