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$ 9,200

C.1880 Rare French Portico Clock with Turret Form Movement

Period 19th Century
Dimensions
W. 10 in; H. 19 in;
W. 25.4 cm; H. 48.26 cm;
Description c.1880 Rare French Portico Clock with Turret Form movement.
A late 19th century French mantle clock with the movement and dial mounted on different planes.
Inv. #: f247
Maker: unsigned
Case: The gilt-bronze and mahogany portico style case has the movement above and the dial and motion work below set between the two front Doric columns.
Dial: The white porcelain chapter-ring dial has black Roman numerals for the hours, brass spade hands and the motion work suspended in the center.
Movement: The eight-day time and strike turret form movement has large screwed posts, shaped plates, a Brocot style escapement, a compensating pendulum with a screwed beat adjustment, a knurled hand-set and strikes on a glass bell.
Ref:
For a clock with a similar form see: ‘Skeleton Clocks’, Royer-Collard, pg.72.
Styles / Movements Victorian
Incollect Reference Number 168161
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