11 July 2006,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 4,200
GBP 2,500 - GBP 4,000
A French gilt-brass and porcelain-mounted striking and repeating carriage clock with alarm, circa 1880
The gorge case with Sèvres style porcelain side panels depicting maidens in woodland glades, within sky blue and gilt-heightened borders, the conforming dial with Roman chapter ring above alarm ring and scene of a cottage beside a lake, the eight day twin barrel movement with silvered platform to bimetallic lever balance, strike/repeat/alarm on gong to back plate numbered 28 -- 6¼ in. (15.5 cm.) high
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