London, South Kensington
11 July 2006
A French gilt-brass striking carriage clock, circa 1850
The foliate cast case with white enamel dial (now paper covered), blued steel trefoil hands, the eight day twin barrel movement with brass platform to monometallic lever balance, strike on bell to back plate stamped for HY MARC and for JAPY FRÈRES and numbered 29932 -- 6 1/8 in. (15.5 cm.) high, handle down; key
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