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Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces

New York, Apr 20, 2016

LOT 145

TIFFANY PETITE SONNERIE CARRIAGE CLOCK Tiffany & Co., New York, No. 1879. Made circa 1890. Very fine and rare, gilt brass, petite sonnerie striking and repeating carriage clock with alarm.

Gilt brass, "cariatides", glazed sides and back door, the top glazed to view the escapement, hinged carrying handle. White enamel with radial blue Roman numerals, outer minute track and Arabic five-minute numerals, alarm dial below with Arabic numerals, flower and foliate engraved gilt mask. Blued steel spade hands. Gilt brass, rectangular plates, four pillars, barrels for the going, striking and alarm trains, straight-line lever escapement on a gilt platform(not original), bimetallic compensation balance, blued steel Breguet balance spring, index regulator, striking the hours.

USD 10,000 - 15,000

HKD 78,000 - 116,000 / CHF 10,000 - 15,000


Grading System
Grade: AA

Very good

Case: 3-7

Good

Oxidized

Movement: 3*

Good

Overhaul recommended, at buyer's expense

Dial: 3-01

Good

HANDS Original


Notes

DIM. 15 x 10.5 x 9.3 cm. excluding handle.