Lot 804 - 09 May 2017
May Antiques & Interiors Sale
A French gilt brass engraved Gorge cased cloisonné three-panel enamel grande and petite sonnerie carriage clock with calendar
By Drocourt, No 16290, circa 1890
The case engraved all over with foliate scrolls, with an oval bevelled glass panel below the handle engraved with a monogram, the dial and side panels polychrome decorated with cloisonné enamel, the dial with a gilt chapter ring and Roman numerals, with three subsidaries below for day of the week, alarm and date of the month, the movement with Drocourt's cachet mark, No. 16290, with platform lever escapement and push / repeat on two gongs, the base with lever STRIKING / SILENT / FULL STIKING, also numbered, in a leather travelling box
17.5cm. high. 1 case. Illustrated
1 leather case.
The gilt case has its original gilding and is dirty.
The front and back glasses are not chipped.
The movement; The going train functions for a while, but stops.
The striking train is not working.
The alarm train works.
The panels are in good order. Both left and right panels have some wear to their gilding in places.
Please note the revised estimate of £5000-8000.