Interiors to include Paintings, Clocks, Furniture & Works of Art | 23 April 2013
A French paste set carriage timepiece with alarm, unsigned, circa 1900, the...
Sold for £200
A French paste set carriage timepiece with alarm, unsigned, circa 1900, the eight-day movement with platform cylinder escapement and circular white enamel Arabic numeral dial set into a scroll-pierced gilt mounted rectangular mask incorporating alarm setting dial to lower margin, the serpentine outline bevel glazed case with paste 'jewel' inset handle, frieze and apron and with elaborate reeded pilasters to angles, on turned feet, 13cm (5ins) high excluding handle; with original leather coverd travelling case.
Movement is dirty/discoloured however is in original condition and is fully operational (including the alarm). The dial appears free from noticeable damage. The case has noticeable wear/discolouration to the finish and the rear right hand foot is a replacement otherwise appears free from damage including glasses. The leather covered outer case is a little worn/faded and has replaced silk lining to interior. Clock come complete with a winding key.
Tuesday 23 April 2013, 10.00am
19th April 9.00am - 4.00pm
20th April 9.00am - 12.30pm
22nd April 9.00am - 6.00pm
23rd April from 8.30am