London, South Kensington
11 July 2006
A French black slate and malachite inlaid striking mantel clock with perpetual calendar and moonphase, circa 1880
The breakarch case with white enamel Roman dial, with visible Brocot escapement to recessed centre, the calendar dial below indicating full date, moonphase and solar equation, signed ACHILLE BROCOT, the eight day twin barrel movement with strike on bell stamped AB, with calendar movement below -- 17½ in. (44.5 cm.) high; pendulum
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