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Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces

Geneva, May 12, 2013

LOT 63

CARRIAGE CLOCK PORCELAIN FLOWER PANELS French. Made circa 1900. Fine and rare, gilt brass and painted on porcelain 8-day going, hour and half-hour striking carriage clock with repeating.

C. Multi-piece, ?Corniche?, gilt-brass, the top with oval glazed aperture to view the escapement, the sides and back door set with porcelain panels decorated with flowers within gilt borders, hinged handle. D. Porcelain circular annular with radial Roman numerals, outer minute track, dial mask decorated with flowers and foliage on a pale green ground. Blued steel spade hands. M. Rectangular brass plates, going barrels for both trains, lateral lever escapement on a silvered platform, notched bimetallic compensation balance, flat balance spring, index regulator, striking and repeating on a gong. DIM. 13.3 x 9.4 x 8.3 cm. Excluding handle.

CHF 3,500 - 5,500

HKD 29,000 - 45,000 / USD 3,700 - 5,800

Grading System
Grade: AA

Very good

Case: 3


Movement: 3*


Overhaul recommended, at buyer's expense

Dial: 3-01


HANDS Original