London, South Kensington
17 July 2002
A French gilt-brass striking carriage clock, circa 1890
The case of castle form with turrets to the angles, the painted porcelain dial decorated with a brickwork arch to the top and with a castle and drawbridge below, Arabic numerals and blued steel spade hands, the twin barrel movement with gilt platform to a lever escapement with bimetallic balance, strike on gong to the back plate stamped B, possibly for Brunelot -- 8in. (20cm.) high to hilt of handle
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A clock of related design was sold these rooms, The Dr Eugene and Rose Antelis Collection of Important French Carriage Clocks, 26 November 1998, lot 174.
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