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Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces

New York, Oct 08, 2016

LOT 11

ANONYMOUS TRAVEL / TABLE CLOCK Anonymous, possibly French, circa 1880. Fine and rare, small, gilt brass, 8-day going carriage clock. Accompanied by a key and the original leather- covered travel case with slide-in glass window (broken handle).

Multi-piece, matte gilt brass, the sides and top glazed, entirely decorated in a floral and leaf pattern in relief, columns at each corner decorated with winged mermaids, rectangular feet, hinged handle. White enamel with painted radial Roman numerals, outer minute track with red 5-minute Arabic markers. Blued steel cathedral hands. Rectangular brass plates, 6 jewels, cylinder escapement, three-arm balance, blued steel flat balance spring, index regulator.

USD 1,000 - 2,000

HKD 7,800 - 15,500 / CHF 1,000 - 2,000

Grading System
Grade: A


Case: 3


Movement: 3*


Overhaul recommended, at buyer's expense

Dial: 2-01

Very good

HANDS Original


Unsigned. DIM. 8.5 x 5.9 x 5.3 cm. excluding handle.