Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces...

Geneva, Nov 10, 2019

LOT 415

THE PRAYER OF THE ANGELUS

French gothic silvered striking and repeating carriage clock. Made in 1890. The case in the neo-Renaissance style with handle of two entwined dragons, interlaced strapwork angles, the sides with roundels cast with scenes depicting the seasons the border engraved with the months in Gothic script, the rear with latched door. The front with scene of the Annunciation and inscription ‘Angelus Domini/nuntiavit Maria’. 8 days going movement, hour and half hour striking and repeating clock.

Brand Unsigned

Year circa 1890

CHF 5,000 - 7,000

HKD 40,000 - 56,000 / USD 5,000 - 7,000

Sold: CHF 6,250


Grading System
Grade: AAA

Excellent

Case: 3

Good

Movement: 3*

Good

Overhaul recommended, at buyer's expense

Dial: 3-01

Good

HANDS Original


Notes

 Lucien Falize (1839 - 1897) was a French jeweller and writer in France who was responsible for pioneering and driving the Art Nouveau movement with his firm, Falize.