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An Unusual Bow-sided Carriage Clock with Decorative Dial

A large bow-sided French carriage clock with a decorative porcelain black dial. The eight-day duration movement has a silvered platform lever escapement and strikes the hours and half-hours on a gong, with push-button repeat at will to the top, and is numbered 1659. There is a further subsidiary alarm dial, the decoration matching that of the main dial. his substantial and very impressive clock has bowed sides with spiral Corinthian columns to the four corners. An interesting point to note is that the main dial is signed with the retailer's name Marcks & Co Ltd. Bombay & Poona, well- known retailers of the period who sold both clocks and watches made by a number of the better makers in both France and Switzerland, including LeCoultre in later years. Height: 9 inches (handle up): 6½ inches (handle down) Please click on images to enlarge: Any additional images are shown below

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Leigh Extence | 01395 268723 | 07967 802160 | email: leigh@extence.co.uk
Leigh Extence Fine Antique Clocks

An Unusual Bow-sided Carriage Clock with Decorative Dial

A   bow-sided   French   carriage   clock   with   a   decorative   porcelain   black   dial.   The   eight-day duration   movement   has   a   silvered   platform   lever   escapement   and   strikes   the   hours   and half-hours   on   a   gong,   with   push-button   repeat   at   will   to   the   top,   and   is   numbered   1659. There is a further subsidiary alarm dial, the decoration matching that of the main dial. his   substantial   and   very   impressive   clock   has   bowed   sides   with   spiral   Corinthian   columns   to the four corners. An   interesting   point   to   note   is   that   the   main   dial   is   signed   with   the   retailer's   name   Marcks   & Co   Ltd.   Bombay   &   Poona,   well-known   retailers   of   the   period   who   sold   both   clocks   and watches   made   by   a   number   of   the   better   makers   in   both   France   and   Switzerland,   including LeCoultre in later years. Height: 9 inches (handle up): 6½ inches (handle down) Please click on images to enlarge: Any additional images are shown below

Price: On Application

Ref: D459

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