A small English gilt carriage clock c1850     Back of small English gilt carriage clock c1850      Side view of small English gilt carriage clock c1850

Stock No. C1028

Price: 6,950

 

A small English gilt carriage clock
c1850

  • A small English gilt carriage clock, with subsidiary dials for day and date, and striking the hours and half hours on a gong.
     
  • The case is of typical English construction the various layers being held together by threaded rods in the corner pillars 
     
  • The engine turned case has retained its original gilding.
     
  •  The front panel is engine turned and gilded with fine decorative bezels around the dials
     
  • The silvered dials are engine turned at the centre and have painted numerals.
     
  • The top and side panels of the case are also engine turned, the rear-opening door is plain.
     
  •  The 8-day movement has twin chain driven fusees, maintaining power, an underslung platform lever escapement and a plain uncompensated 3-arm balance.
     
  • Case height 6 inches including handle.
     
  • Due to wear the date indication between day 27 and day 7 is not very precise.
     

 

Additional photograph

Front view of small English gilt carriage clock c1850

 

 

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