New York, Park Avenue
30 October 1996
A SWISS ORMOLU QUARTER-STRIKING PENDULE D'OFFICIER
robert et courvoisier, no. 6958. early 19th century
The white enamel Roman and Arabic chapter disc signed Robert et Courvoisier with trellis-pierced and chased ormolu hands, blued steel sweep alarm hand, the movement of typical layout with circular plates, verge escapement with bridge-cocked balance wheel, pull wind alarm and pull quarter repeat pullies on the backplate, strike on two bells, the backplate numbered 6958, the case with concave-molded top applied with foliate mounts and with conjoined serpentine handle, oak-leaf cast wreath mounts to the sides with fluted pilasters and on claw feet
9in. (23cm.) high
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