AUCTION : 1019

Lots 560 - 607: Carriage, Desk & Travel Clocks including Thomas Cole, Breguet, Ellicott, Chronometer Escapement, etc

Lot#: 560

DESCRIPTION: Accura Watch Co., Switzerland, for Cartier, a grand sonnerie striking and repeating desk or bedside clock, 8 day,13 jewel gilt movement with lever platform and three position lever for controlling the strike and setting modes, arabic numeral silvered dial with arrow markers, and pierced, black painted dauphine hands, in a rectangular, gilt Art Deco style case with beveled glass front, c1950
CONDITION: CASE: Gilding with minor losses and staining; beveled glass with flakes, bottom left and bottom right. DIAL: very good. HANDS: Minute hand with with bends, both with losses to finish. MOVEMENT PLATES: Oily, dirty and with minor scratches. MOVEMENT FUNCTION: Running order (winds, sets and ticks) ; Balance with bent rim or pivot; Balance spring out of flat. COMPLICATION FUNCTION: Functions properly. Would benefit from service.
ESTIMATE: $3000 - $4000
DIMENSIONS: 2.75in x 2.5in x 2.25in

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Lot#: 561

DESCRIPTION: France, an unusual and very decorative inkstand with clock, the gilt bronze case decorated with a profusion of ornament, a rustic landscape with two alligators, walrus, seal, hounds, and boar, many with upturned heads and open mouths to receive pens, central ashlar structure with thermometer and white enamel centigrade scale opposite the roman numeral white enamel clock dial, surrounded by four smaller ashlar constructs containing an ink pot, a pounce pot, a figural seal, and a sand or wafer box, each with a riot of naturalistic ornament, and covers with symbols representing the stages of life, all mounted to a molded black slate base on gilt, foliate form feet, the 8 day time and strike carriage clock movement with lever platform, the back plate signed "Moser a Paris"
CONDITION: case good with minor dirt, verdigris, and loss to gilding, one pot with missing insert, one swiveling cover detached, a small ornament missing from one cover, needs a replacement screw, centigrade scale with hairlines and chips, clock dial glass loose, perhaps a replacement, hands replaced, base with a few minor flakes, movement with spotting, dirty, running, strike will need adjustment
ESTIMATE: $2000 - $3000
CIRCA: 1860
DIMENSIONS: 7.5in x 9in x

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Lot#: 562

DESCRIPTION: Boin - Taburet, a Paris, a miniature rotunda form desk or bedside clock, the silver gilt case on a molded base with eight Ionic columns supporting a strapwork dome surmounted by a bowknot and rose wreath, all lined with ivory, silver gilt bezel with bowknot and laurel ornament below 6:00, roman numeral white enamel dial with silver and gold paillon surround, blued steel hands, 8 day key wound timepiece movement with lever platform and cut, bimetallic balance
CONDITION: gilding worn, silver with tarnish and polish residue, case bottom missing one screw and with a few replaced screws, ivory without damage, dial very good, minute hand replaced, movement dirty, ticks briefly, needs service. Note to non U.S. bidders: the presence of ivory in this lot will require a cites permit for export. All permit applications, fees and arrangements required to secure an export permit will be the sole responsibility of the winning bidder.
ESTIMATE: $600 - $900
CIRCA: 1890
DIMENSIONS: 4.5in x 2.625in x

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Lot#: 563

DESCRIPTION: Tiffany & Co., New York, a small silver gilt and enameled travel clock, rectangular silver gilt case with simple foliate designs flanking dial, all on a black enamel ground, signed arabic numeral square silvered dial, and Lemania 15 jewel 8 day timepiece movement
CONDITION: case with tarnish and losses to gilding, enamel with minor scratches, dial with minor tarnish and fine scratches, missing minute hand, running
ESTIMATE: $400 - $600
CIRCA: 1920

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Lot#: 564

DESCRIPTION: A miniature 8 day Austrian porcelain clock with cowtail pendulum, the case with rococo style ornament highlighted in gold and small floral painting, arabic numeral white enamel dial with blued steel hands, the pendulum swinging in front of the dial, and 8 day timepiece movement with large barrel, and six wheel train, case bottom marked "G.P."
CONDITION: case very good, dial and hands good, back replaced, movement with marks and scratches, oily, fifth and sixth wheels now with friction jewels, running, would benefit from service
ESTIMATE: $300 - $500
CIRCA: 1860
DIMENSIONS: 5.75in x 3.375in x 1.75in

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Lot#: 565

DESCRIPTION: Austria, a ceramic zappler timepiece with wooden base, the porcelain case with foliate ornament highlighted in gold, and further enhanced with blue and red accents, a central flower painting, and integral roman numeral dial below a dot and diaper field surmounted by a female mask, blued steel hands, and cow tail pendulum swinging before the dial,30 hour brass timepiece movement of standard zappler style, all mounted to an ebonized oval wooden base on three tiny, turned ivory feet
CONDITION: base with minor wear and losses to gilding, one leaf tip broken, movement dirty, click and click spring replaced, running, base with wear at step for dome, dome absent
ESTIMATE: $300 - $500
CIRCA: 1855
DIMENSIONS: 5.25in x 3.625in x 2.75in

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Lot#: 566

DESCRIPTION: European silversmith made miniature Stoelklok form timepiece, the hallmarked case with cast, pierced and repousse ornament, tapered silver weight and Huygens endless chain, the sides with hinged doors and isinglass windows, arcaded, roman numeral white enamel dial with central polychrome scene depicting a farmer leading a cow, the background with colorful buildings, 30 hour key wound and set pocket watch movement with verge escapement, pierced and engraved balance cock foot and regulator plate, signed "Wm. Mauley"
CONDITION: case with minor tarnish, weight chain broken, but can be repaired, dial with a few minor scratches and faint hairlines, hands good, movement dirty, running
ESTIMATE: $300 - $400
CIRCA: 19th century
DIMENSIONS: 5.5in x 2.25in x 1in

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Lot#: 567

DESCRIPTION: France, an unusual, decorative equestrian themed desk or table clock with cold painted Vienna bronze jockeys, the silvered case of horseshoe form with stirrup feet, each stirrup with a standing, polychrome painted figure, the clock set in a circular, concave dish within the horseshoe and above a silvered bit, arabic numeral gilt dial with faux engine turned center, blued steel hands, and 8 day timepiece movement with lever platform, the back plate bearing the mark of Japy Freres
CONDITION: case with polish residue, tarnish and losses to silvered surfaces, figures with dirt and losses to paint, rear glass replaced and with chipped edge, movement fully wound, not running, good staff, needs service
ESTIMATE: $300 - $400
CIRCA: 1920
DIMENSIONS: 12in x 11.75in x 6.5in

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Lot#: 568

DESCRIPTION: Imexal, Switzerland, a rotating desk compendium, the gilt, six arm "sphere" mounted as a globe, with world time clock, aneroid barometer, and thermometer, all with silvered dials, 8 day, 15 jewel movement with lever escapement and alarm
CONDITION: a bit dirty, with minor marks and scratches, minor tarnish, clock mounting arms a bit loose, running, alarm functional
ESTIMATE: $300 - $400
CIRCA: 1960
DIMENSIONS: 8in x 7in x

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Lot#: 569

DESCRIPTION: L. Leroy & Cie., 13- 15 Palais Royal, Paris, a small, cartel style desk or bedside clock with easel stand, the gilt case surrounded with foliate ornament and surmounted by a putto, striking a contemplative pose, arabic numeral white enamel dial with red five minute markers and scalloped, blue border, round, 8 day timepiece movement with lever platform, all hanging from a rectangular, green velvet lined stand with easel back and ring for hanging, dial and movement signed
CONDITION: case with minor wear to gilding, dial with restoration below 6:00 and at edge, losses to gilt dots between numerals, movement very dirty, running, low balance amplitude, needs service, velvet on stand with some wear and dirt
ESTIMATE: $300 - $500
CIRCA: 1890
DIMENSIONS: 10.5in x 6.75in x 2in

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Lot#: 570

DESCRIPTION: Thomas Cole, for Hunt & Roskell, London, an exceptional, and possibly unique, mid 19th century, three sided vitrine form desk compendium, the base consisting of three pairs of cabriole legs joined by an elaborate, engraved stretcher, supporting a triangular cabinet with canted corners and engraved, arabesque panels beneath the pyramid case with engraved, naturalistic ornament and glazed apertures displaying the time, temperature, and manual perpetual calendar, gilt, engraved, roman numeral dial with blued steel fleur de lis hands, the thermometer with engraved plate and fahrenheit/ reaumur scales, and the calendar also with beautifully engraved background, a semicircular aperture below the date grid displaying days of the week, all below a scalloped reserve signed "Hunt & Roskell London", the whole surmounted by a seated putto with a bird perched on his upraised arm, the case with Cole's secret signature, 8 day timepiece movement with large barrel mounted at 90 degrees to the round, watch style movement with cut bimetallic balance and lever escapement, the power transmitted by an intermediate contrate wheel
CONDITION: surface a bit dirty, minor losses to gilding, one decorative screw holding a triangular panel to the left of the dial replaced, dial, calendar, and scale painted figures original, minor wear to day of week ring, movement will run briefly, needs service. No serial number visible on any easily accessed surface.
ESTIMATE: $10000 - $15000
CIRCA: 1855
DIMENSIONS: 9.5in x 4in x 3.25in

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Lot#: 571

DESCRIPTION: Breguet, Neveu & Co., Paris, a good mid 19th century grand sonnerie striking carriage clock with travel case, the gilt, engraved, one piece case with five bevelled glasses, roman numeral white enamel dial with blued steel trefoil hands, the gilt mask with foliate engraving and subsidiary alarm chapter, 8 day three train movement, large jeweled platform with duplex escapement, cut bimetallic balance and blued overcoil hairspring, sounding the hour and quarter in passing on two bells, and repeating the last hour and quarter on demand, the upper right corner of the back plate with three position square for selection of strike mode, with leather bound travel case and key, dial and movement signed, serial #921
CONDITION: case with minor losses to gilding, minor verdigris at bottom of frames, handle with minor bend, left side glass with tiny chip at upper right, dial, mask and hands good, movement with minor staining, running, striking and repeating correctly, alarm functional, travel case lacking handle. An interesting technical feature of this clock is that there is no dead blow between the hours and quarters, so the quarters commence immediately following the hours.
ESTIMATE: $10000 - $15000
CIRCA: 1840
DIMENSIONS: 6.5in x 3.75in x 3.25in

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Lot#: 572

DESCRIPTION: Comminges, 62 Palais Royal, Paris, an unusual, early 19th century grand sonnerie striking carriage clock with spring detent escapement and travel case, the multi part brass case on bracket feet and with five bevelled glasses, and the top with folding handle, signed, silvered roman numeral dial displaying seconds below 12:00, blued steel Breguet style hands and alarm indicator, 8 day, three train movement wound through the dial and with spring detent escapement, vertically oriented balance behind the back plate, exposing the working escapement to full view through the top glass, sounding Viennese hours and quarters on two bells, and repeating the last hour and quarter on demand, with leather bound, gilt stamped travel case, dimensions of clock listed
CONDITION: case polished and lacquered, right side glass with chips at upper corners, and small loss at lower left, top glass with minor loss at front right, hole in left side glass does not align with alarm setting square, dial resilvered, dial engraving with losses to infill, tip of hour hand broken, movement with spotting and staining, running, striking and repeating correctly, alarm train functional but sounds without regard to the position of the indicator, would benefit from service, bell stand loose, box with minor losses and scuffing to leather, right hinge detached, door missing, lining with dirt and wear
ESTIMATE: $7500 - $9000
CIRCA: 1820
DIMENSIONS: 7.375in x 4.5in x 3.5in

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Lot#: 573

DESCRIPTION: Alfred Baveux, for A. Ecalle, 93- 94 Palais Royal, Paris, a giant grand sonnerie striking carriage clock with 5 gongs, the gilt and silvered pillars variant case on compressed toupie feet below a thumb and cavetto molded base, the corners with fluted columns having turned bases and Corinthian capitals supporting a corbelled cornice and foliate ornamented finials, surmounted by a cushion top with bevelled glass, and folding carrying handle, signed, roman numeral silvered dial with subsidiary alarm chapter, blued steel hands, and silvered mask, 8 day, three train movement with lever platform and cut bimetallic balance, sounding the hour and quarter in passing, and repeating the last hour and quarter on demand, the base with three position lever for selecting chime mode, and the inside of the back plate with Baveux's mark, Ecalle serial #5518, Baveux serial #5696
CONDITION: gilding and silvering restored, minor spotting on silver, front glass with short crack at upper right, dials with minor losses and tarnish, mask restored, minute hand replaced, movement oily, will run for a short time, balance with bent rim or pivots, balance spring requires truing, striking and repeating correctly, strike ratchet replaced, hammer lifting pin wheels will need adjustment, alarm functional, would benefit from service
ESTIMATE: $7000 - $9000
CIRCA: 1880
DIMENSIONS: 9.75in x 5.5in x 5.375in

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Lot#: 574

DESCRIPTION: Ellicott, London, an unusual, small, gilt bronze mantel clock, the architectural case with canted, outset pilaster corners and pagoda top and resting on acanthus ornamented urn form feet, the base and pilasters with recessed panels containing gilt, foliate mounts, the front with floral festoon and central medallion above the base, and below the round, roman numeral white enamel dial, and central female mask with flanking foliate drops above 12:00, all surmounted by a festooned urn finial, and flanking, baluster form finials atop the pilasters, case sides with cast, foliate fret and central medallion, 8 day, two train, six pillar fusee movement signed "Ellicott London" with engraved back plate, verge escapement and bob pendulum, striking the hours on a bell, and repeating the last hour on demand
CONDITION: case dirty, gilding with minor wear, central urn finial screw replaced, bezel lock soldered in place, vertical ornament for concealing bezel lock keyhole missing, rear door lock missing, two screws for retaining the case bottom missing, dial with a few faint hairlines and minor chip above 12:00, hands with minor bends, movement very dirty, verge replaced, pendulum replaced, time mainspring broken, will run with pressure on train, striking functional, needs service
ESTIMATE: $6000 - $8000
CIRCA: 1770
DIMENSIONS: 12in x 7in x 5in

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Lot#: 575

DESCRIPTION: Alfred Baveux for Charles Oudin, 52 Palais Royal, Paris, an exceptional Anglaise style, Limoges panelled, grand sonnerie carriage clock striking on four gongs, the gilt case of typical Anglaise Riche form, the sides with Limoges grisaille enamel panels with transparent plum ground, the right side with a man standing in a landscape with a castle in the background, the left side with a woman standing in a landscape, both figures in Elizabethan dress, each rendered in stunning detail and with gold highlights, matte silvered mask with roman numeral white enamel dial having blue numerals on a pale blue ground, with gold outer five minute markers, above a matching, subsidiary arabic alarm chapter, blued steel hands 8 day, three train movement with 13 jewel counterpoised lever platform and cut, bimetallic balance, sounding the hours and quarters in passing on four gongs, and repeating the last hour and quarter on demand, base with three position lever for selecting strike mode, with Alfred Baveux's mark on the inside of the back plate, Baveux serial #3882, Oudin serial #2769
CONDITION: gilding restored, case with scattered spotting, top glass with chips at right edge, rear glass with chip at lower right, enamel panels very good, with minor wear to gold, dial mask with minor discoloration, time dial with minor losses to signature, alarm dial with with hairlines and minor chips, hour hand repaired, movement dirty, but running well, movement with some tarnish and staining, striking and repeating correctly, gongs with specks of oxide
ESTIMATE: $5000 - $7000
CIRCA: 1870
DIMENSIONS: 7.75in x 4in x 3.625in

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Lot#: 576

DESCRIPTION: France, a large, Cariatides style, grand sonnerie striking carriage clock, the base with slotted and bead moldings above a fluted cavetto molding with alternating floral and pendant husk ornament, and four cock bead feet, the corners with caryatids supporting a stepped, molded cornice crowned by an egg and dart molding, the top with leaf and dart molded, glazed escapement viewing aperture and folding, foliate ornamented handle, arabic numeral white enamel dial with subsidiary alarm chapter and silver openwork mask with chased and engraved naturalistic ornament, blued steel distaff hands, 8 day, three train movement with 11 jewel lever platform and cut bimetallic balance, sounding the hours and quarters in passing and repeating the last hour and quarter on demand, the base with three position lever for selection of strike mode, serial #255
CONDITION: case polished and lacquered, repeat pusher replaced with a watch crown, left side glass with tiny chip at lower right, right side glass with chip at lower left, rear glass an unbevelled replacement, dial, mask and hands very good, movement with faint staining, running, low balance amplitude, striking and repeating correctly, alarm functional, alarm mainspring broken, would benefit from service
ESTIMATE: $3000 - $4000
CIRCA: 1875
DIMENSIONS: 8.25in x 4.5in x 4in

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Lot#: 577

DESCRIPTION: France, for Crosby, Morse, & Foss, Boston, Mass., an oval, hour repeating carriage clock with Sevres style porcelain panels, the case with bevelled glasses at the front and top, the sides and back having polychrome panels, all with blue framed, gilt trimmed landscapes, the right with a young man releasing a dove, the left with a young woman searching, and the back with a cottage and bridge, the matching dial showing the couple united, and with roman numeral chapter ring, gilt spade hands, 8 day, two train movement with 12 jewel lever platform, sounding the hours and half hour in passing, and repeating the last hour on demand, serial #160, and back plate marked "T.F." within an oval at lower right
CONDITION: case polished and lacquered, glasses good, dial and right side panel very good, left side with professional restoration at lower left corner, back with professional restoration at upper right corner, bright gilding on panel borders worn away, movement dirty and with minor spotting, running, striking and repeating correctly
ESTIMATE: $3000 - $4000
CIRCA: 1875
DIMENSIONS: 7.5in x 4.875in x 4in

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Lot#: 578

DESCRIPTION: Drocourt, Paris, for Henry Capt, Geneve, a very decorative, engraved gorge cased carriage clock with polychrome porcelain panels, the case of typical gorge form, richly engraved with foliate ornament, the front, top, and back with bevelled glasses, the dial and sides with colorful porcelain panels, the sides with female figures in forested landscapes, each under the influence of cupid, the dial also with a forest scene, but with the woman seated, and warning cupid off, and roman numeral chapter ring with subsidiary alarm dial, blued steel hands, 8 day, three train movement with 12 jewel lever platform, sounding the hours and half hour in passing, and repeating the last hour on demand, serial # 11236, case bottom engraved "London Branch 151 Regent St.", Capt's London address
CONDITION: case polished and lacquered, glasses good, side panels with minor losses to gilt borders, dial panel restored, hands with abrasion and minor oxide, movement very dirty, will tick briefly, striking and repeating correctly, alarm functional, needs service
ESTIMATE: $2500 - $3500
CIRCA: 1880
DIMENSIONS: 7in x 3.75in x 3.25in

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Lot#: 579

DESCRIPTION: France, a very decorative Renaissance revival carriage clock with grand sonnerie striking and unusual lever escapement, the case with deeply molded base and rounded, inset corners on gadrooned toupie feet, the front with central cartouche flanked by reclining putti with symbols of science and industry, the corners with ornate, slender columns having turned, fluted, and gadrooned bases and stylized Corinthian capitals flanking guilloche framed bevelled glasses and supporting a top with projecting, molded cornice, lobed corners, and folding handle, gilt dial mask enframing an arabic numeral white enamel dial with peripheral 24 hour display, and with subsidiary alarm chapter, blued steel hands, 8 day, three train movement with 15 jewel, cotes de Geneve decorated platform with cut bimetallic balance and Breguet- Lepine lever escapement, striking the hours and quarters in passing, and repeating the last hour and quarter on demand, the base with three position lever for selection of chime mode
CONDITION: case polished and lacquered, a few minor bumps and dings, left front corner of top glass surround lower than the other three, rear glass with chips at three corners, top glass replaced, dial, mask and hands good, alarm chapter with faint hairline, movement dirty and with minor tarnish and spotting, running, striking with minor malfunctions, quarters reliable, hours sometimes fail, repeating seems to work correctly, poorly repaired rack hook, alarm functional, would benefit from service
ESTIMATE: $2500 - $3500
CIRCA: 1880
DIMENSIONS: 8.5in x 5in x 4.5in

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Lot#: 580

DESCRIPTION: H. Pleister, 277 Regent St., London, a giant carriage clock with perpetual calendar, very large five glass case with simple molded base and cornice, the stepped top with substantial folding handle, roman numeral silvered dial with blued steel Breguet style hands and gilt mask, the day, date, and month display at top, substantial two train fusee movement with damascened plates, the gilt platform with Earnshaw's escapement and cut bimetallic chronometer balance with helical spring, the signed back plate with aperture for viewing a disc attached to the contrate wheel arbor indicating seconds, and striking the hours on a large gong
CONDITION: Case polished and regilded, minor marks and scratches, minor casting flaws, left side glass with chip at upper right, dial and mask replaced, dial with spurious signature, back plate with evidence of plaque removed from over Pleister mark, running well and striking correctly, calendar working
ESTIMATE: $2500 - $3500
CIRCA: 1880
DIMENSIONS: 14in x 9in x 7in

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Lot#: 581

DESCRIPTION: France, a Mignonette #2 size, Gorge case carriage timepiece with grisaille enamel panels and dial, the polished brass case with bevelled glasses at the front and top, black enameled roman numeral dial with gold spade and whip hands, a pair of facing putti above 12:00 suspending a garland of flowers, and a seated female figure at lower left, accompanied by two putti, the sides and back also with dancing female muses in landscapes, executed in varying tones of gray, and 8 day timepiece movement with lever platform
CONDITION: case a bit dirty and with minor losses to lacquer, top glass good, front glass with minor scratches, dial with minor losses to numerals and minute markers, tiny flakes at dial center, side panels with evidence of professional restoration, it appears that the restoration is not extensive, addressing edge chips or hairlines, and not affecting the scenes, rear panel unrestored, and with a few minor flakes at edge, movement gummy, will tick briefly, needs service
ESTIMATE: $2000 - $2500
CIRCA: 1880
DIMENSIONS: 4in x 2in x 1.75in

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Lot#: 582

DESCRIPTION: France, an engraved, oval, grand sonnerie striking carriage clock, the molded top and base joined by frames containing bevelled glasses, the exterior surfaces tastefully engraved with floral and foliate ornament, the top with bevelled glass and engraved, scrolled handle, engraved, gilt mask enframing a roman numeral white enamel dial and subsidiary alarm chapter, blued steel Breguet style hands, 8 day, three train movement with steel screws joining the pillars to the front plate, 12 jewel lever platform, striking the hours and quarters in passing and repeating the last hour and quarter on demand, serial # 2902 (back plate), # 2240 (inside of front plate), bottom of case marked "Depose H.A." in three places, and "H.A." twice
CONDITION: case cleaned and lacquered, and with a few small spots of tarnish, front glass with small chip, upper right, dial mask good, alarm dial good, time dial with short hairline at center arbor, minute hand repaired, hands with minor oxide, movement with minor staining, etching, running, platform with minor scratches, some steel components with specks of oxide, strikes incorrectly at the hour, repeats correctly a few minutes later, first, second, and third quarters striking correctly, alarm functional, low balance amplitude, needs service
ESTIMATE: $2000 - $2500
CIRCA: 1870
DIMENSIONS: 7.5in x 5in x 4in

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Lot#: 583

DESCRIPTION: France, for Hamilton & Co., Calcutta, an exceptional hour repeating carriage clock with Limoges panels and dial, the Anglaise variant case with molded base below a fluted band, the corners with twisted columns having Corinthian capitals, and supporting a molded top with twisted carrying handle and thick bevelled glass, the case sides with polychrome opaque and transparent enamel scenes on a dark plum colored ground, featuring a young woman on the left, and a young man on the right, both in Elizabethan costume, in landscapes with castle in the background, the roman numeral dial also with landscape, castle, male figure and bird, the colored transparent enamels applied over colored foils, adding depth to the compositions, 8 day, three train movement with lever platform and cut bimetallic balance, sounding the hours and half hour on a gong, and repeating the last hour on demand
CONDITION: case with tarnish and losses to gilding, front glass replaced, left side panel with filled loss at lower left, right panel and dial very good, hands good, movement dirty, running, striking, and repeating correctly, alarm functional
ESTIMATE: $2000 - $3000
CIRCA: 1880
DIMENSIONS: 7.75in x 4.25in x 3.75in

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Lot#: 584

DESCRIPTION: France, for Theodore B. Starr, New York, an hour repeating carriage clock with Limoges enamel panels, the base with leaf and dart molding below a reeded band and thumb molded surbase, the corners with corinthian columns supporting a frieze wit reeded band and cock bead cornice, surmounted by a leaf and dart molding, rectangular frame for the top glass, and a foliate ornamented handle with central, gadrooned knop, the sides with Limoges enamel panels with plum colored ground, both featuring female figures, their skin colored in flesh tones, and all else rendered "en grisaille" with gilt highlights, the figure at the right gathering flowers, the one at the left harvesting wheat, gilt roman numeral dial and alarm chapter, with gilt bezels and mask, blued steel hands, 8 day, three train movement with lever platform and cut bimetallic balance, sounding the hours and half hour in passing, and repeating the last hour on demand, serial #1284
CONDITION: case dirty, with significant losses to gilding, polish residue and tarnish, glasses good, Limoges panels very good, dial mask with staining and discoloration, dials and hands good, movement dirty, running, striking and repeating correctly, alarm functional, would benefit from service
ESTIMATE: $2000 - $3000
CIRCA: 1880
DIMENSIONS: 8in x 4.25in x 3.75in

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Lot#: 585

DESCRIPTION: Soldano, Paris, for J.D. Hawley, Syracuse, NY. Anglaise Riche variant, grand sonnerie striking carriage clock, the base with sloping sides ornamented with stylized Grecian foliate mounts below a stepped molding and narrow fluted band, the corners with Corinthian columns supporting a fluted and molded cornice, surmounted by a sloping "roof", with mount matching those on the base, and folding handle, roman numeral white enamel dial with subsidiary alarm chapter, blued steel Breguet style hands, 8 day, three train movement with lever platform, sounding the hours and quarters in passing, and repeating the last hour and quarter on demand, serial #1002, back plate signed "Soldano", movement mounting plate marked "Hawley Syracuse" in front of dial
CONDITION: case dirty, minor losses to gilding, rear of base with loss to gilding at ends of mount, feet replaced, handle with dings and minor bends, top glass with small chip at rear left, dial with chip and cracks at upper left, hands good, alarm hand replaced, movement dirty and with some staining/ tarnish, running, some components marked from incorrect handling, striking and repeating correctly, alarm functional
ESTIMATE: $2000 - $2500
CIRCA: 1875
DIMENSIONS: 8.25in x 4.375in x 4in

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Lot#: 586

DESCRIPTION: Lucien, Paris, an early striking carriage clock with unusual case and helical balance spring, the gilt, five glass case with molded base similar to the Gorge or Cannelee type, resting on four winged mermaid form feet, the upper section with foliate ornamented one piece frame and handle typical of Lucien's work, roman numeral white enamel dial, blued steel trefoil hands, 8 day two train movement with Jules style lever platform, the balance with helical spring, striking the hours and half hour in passing on a small bell, dial and movement signed
CONDITION: feet with scattered spotting, discoloration, upper portion of case with worn gilding, glasses good, door with minor staining, dial with chip at lower right, partially hidden, minute hand with poor quality repair, movement with minor fingerprint stains, running, striking correctly, low balance amplitude, needs service, balance spring not centered
ESTIMATE: $1500 - $2000
CIRCA: 1840
DIMENSIONS: 7.75in x 5in x 4.5in

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Lot#: 587

DESCRIPTION: France, a good petite sonnerie striking carriage clock with alarm and pillars variant case, the cavetto molded base on four low square feet below a bold egg and dart molding, the corners with foliate ornamented round columns supporting a molded cornice with narrow fluted band, egg and dart molding, and surmounted by a foliate ornamented handle terminating in paw feet, arabic numeral white enamel dial with subsidiary alarm chapter, blued steel distaff hands, 8 day three train movement with lever platform, striking ting tang quarters in passing, and with full grand sonnerie repeating on demand, the base with lever for selecting chime mode
CONDITION: a bit dirty, gilding with very minor wear, front glass with flake at left edge, and small chip at lower right, right side glass with small chips at upper left and lower edge, top glass with small chip at right edge, dial with faint hairline at 8:00, movement with minor staining, running, strikes the petit quarters correctly, sounds the previous hour and three quarters at the hour, repeats the correct hour a few minutes after the hour, alarm functional, alarm hammer replaced, would benefit from service, serial #135
ESTIMATE: $1300 - $1600
CIRCA: 1880
DIMENSIONS: 6.75in x 4in x 3.5in

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Lot#: 588

DESCRIPTION: H. Jacot, Paris, a good Gorge cased carriage clock with grand sonnerie striking and alarm, polished brass case with molded top and base, five bevelled glasses, and carrying handle, roman numeral white enamel dial with subsidiary alarm chapter, blued steel Breguet style hands, three train movement with lever platform, sounding the hours and quarters on two bells, and repeating the last hour and quarter on demand, and back plate marked H. Jacot in an oval, with mention of his awards at the 1855 and 1862 expositions, the base with sonnerie/ silence lever
CONDITION: case with small spots of discoloration/ tarnish, left side of base with scratch, glasses good, door missing pull, dial with minor scratches and small, hidden chips at edge, upper right, and 2:00, hands good, movement oily, running, striking, and repeating correctly
ESTIMATE: $1300 - $1600
CIRCA: 1865
DIMENSIONS: 7in x 4in x 3.5in

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Lot#: 589

DESCRIPTION: France, a Mignonette #1 size Cariatides cased carriage timepiece, the silver gilt case replete with scrolling foliate ornament, masks, caryatid corners, and top with bevelled glass and dolphin form handle, case sides with glazed oval apertures, and arabic numeral white enamel dial with blued steel fleur de lis hands, 8 day timepiece movement with lever platform
CONDITION: dirty, glasses good, losses to gilding and some darkening of exposed silver, dial with two hairlines and small chip at edge, 4:00, movement not running, very gummy, staff good, needs service
ESTIMATE: $1200 - $1500
CIRCA: 1885
DIMENSIONS: 3.5in x 1.75in x 1.5in

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Lot#: 590

DESCRIPTION: Austria, a good miniature guilloche enamel urn form annular clock, the sterling silver gilt case on an octagonal white agate base, the bottom with three paillon framed polychrome enamel putto, the top with paillon framed females in landscapes, on a mint green enamel ground, the upper and lower sections each with an egg and dart molded edge joined by turned pillars, and bordering the silvered roman numeral annular dial, Swiss 8 day timepiece movement with lever escapement
CONDITION: enamel very good, base with bruise and a few flakes, finial replaced, silver dirty and with losses to gilding, dial repainted, running
ESTIMATE: $800 - $1200
CIRCA: 1910
DIMENSIONS: 4.5in x 2in x

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Lot#: 591

DESCRIPTION: Austria, a good miniature guilloche enamel urn form annular clock, the sterling silver case on an octagonal white stone base and ornamented with gold paillon butterflies, dots, lines and colorful flowers on a purple enamel ground, the upper and lower sections each with an egg and dart molded edge joined by turned pillars, and bordering the white painted roman numeral annular dial, Swiss 8 day timepiece movement with lever escapement
CONDITION: enamel and base very good, pendant drops below turned pillars missing, dial with touch ups and restoration, running
ESTIMATE: $800 - $1200
CIRCA: 1910
DIMENSIONS: 4.5in x 2in x

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Lot#: 592

DESCRIPTION: Margaine, Paris, an hour repeating carriage clock with painted porcelain panels, gilt, engraved Corniche case, the side panels with painted landscape scenes within a gilt lined blue border, the roman numeral dial with a landscape featuring two figures and a dog, blued steel Breguet style hands, 8 day two train movement with lever platform, sounding the hours and half hour in passing, and repeating the last hour on demand
CONDITION: gilding restored, panels, including dial, with minor losses to gilding, front glass with chip, lower left, minute hand repaired, movement ticks briefly, striking and repeating correctly, gong with spots of oxide, needs service
ESTIMATE: $1200 - $1500
CIRCA: 1880
DIMENSIONS: 6.25in x 3.5in x 3in

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Lot#: 593

DESCRIPTION: France, for Tiffany & Co., an early 20th century grand sonnerie striking carriage clock with alarm, the polished brass Louis XV Doucine case with applied, cast C scroll ornaments at top and base, signed, arabic numeral white enamel dial with subsidiary alarm chapter, blued steel hands, 8 day three train movement with lever platform and cut bimetallic balance, striking the hours and quarters in passing and repeating the last hour and quarter on demand, a three position lever in the base for control of the strike function
CONDITION: case polished and lacquered, losses to gilding on C scroll ornament, left side glass missing, right side glass with small chips, top center and and lower left, dial with hidden losses at upper left and right corners, hands good, movement a bit dirty, running, striking and repeating correctly, would benefit from service. An interesting technical feature of this clock is that there is no dead blow between the hours and quarters, so the quarters commence immediately following the hours.
ESTIMATE: $800 - $1200
CIRCA: 1920
DIMENSIONS: 6.5in x 3.375in x 3in

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Lot#: 594

DESCRIPTION: J. Soldano, Paris, an oval, hour repeating carriage clock with alarm, the case with molded top and base separated by bevelled glass panels, the top also with bevelled glass and scrollwork carrying handle, gilt, engine turned mask with roman numeral white enamel dial and subsidiary alarm chapter, blued steel Breguet style hands, 8 day, three train movement with lever platform marked "J.S." within and oval, and also "Soldano", striking the hour and half hour in passing, and repeating the last hour on demand, the inside of the front plate marked "F 75/4 I", inside of the back plate with pistol, serial #4175
CONDITION: gilding restored, front glass with tiny chips, lower left, left glass with tiny chips, lower left, dial mask, dials and hands good, running, movement with tarnish and staining, striking and repeating correctly, alarm functional
ESTIMATE: $800 - $1100
CIRCA: 1870
DIMENSIONS: 7.5in x 4.875in x 4in

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Lot#: 595

DESCRIPTION: France, a decorative Gorge hour repeating carriage clock with polychrome enamel panels, the case of typical Gorge form, the sides and back set with polychrome enamel panels depicting couples in landscape scenes and in 18th century costume, the top with convex, oval enamel panel with lyre playing putto in a small boat being pulled by a swan, and the front with bevelled glass and roman numeral white enamel dial with blued steel Breguet style hands above another stylized, 18th century scene, 8 day, three train movement with lever platform, and sounding the hours and half hour on a gong, repeating the last hour on demand, and alarm set dial at bottom of back plate
CONDITION: case very dirty and with tarnish, lacking gilding, case bottom inside back door with numbers engraved by a previous owner, glass good, enamel panels good, left side with tiny loss at lower right corner, rear panel also with tiny loss at lower right corner, dial and hands good, movement dirty and very oily, running, striking and repeating correctly, alarm mechanism complete, fully would, but does not release at the appointed time
ESTIMATE: $700 - $900
CIRCA: 1900
DIMENSIONS: 7.25in x 4in x 3.5in

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Lot#: 596

DESCRIPTION: France, for Shreve & Co., San Francisco, a grand sonnerie striking carriage clock with alarm, Anglaise case with five bevelled glasses, arabic numeral white enamel dial with subsidiary alarm chapter, blued steel spade and whip hands, three train movement sounding the hours and quarters on two gongs, and repeating the last hour and quarter on demand, the back plate with sonnerie/ silence control at upper left
CONDITION: case with a few spots of discoloration, left glass with chip at lower right, right glass with chips at upper right, rear glass with small chips at upper and lower right, dial with spider hairlines at right of 1:00, hands repaired and with oxide and losses to blue, movement very oily, dirty, running, striking, and repeating correctly, alarm train complete, but not functional, gummy, needs service
ESTIMATE: $700 - $1000
CIRCA: 1900
DIMENSIONS: 6.75in x 3.5in x 3in

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Lot#: 597

DESCRIPTION: L. Leroy & Cie., 13- 15 Palais Royal, Paris, a good petit sonnerie striking carriage clock with alarm, polished brass Corniche case with five bevelled glasses, matte gilt mask with arabic numeral white enamel dial and subsidiary alarm chapter, blued steel distaff hands, 8 day three train movement with lever platform and cut bimetallic balance, sounding petit quarters and repeating the last hour and quarter on demand, contained in a leather bound travel case with key, dial and movement signed
CONDITION: case with minor marks and scratches, rear glass with minor chips at upper right, dial mask dirty, dials good, with some losses to signature, hands good, movement dirty and oily, ticks briefly, striking and repeating correctly, travel case with wear and losses to covering, strap also with significant losses, interior lining with wear and a few holes
ESTIMATE: $600 - $900
CIRCA: 1890
DIMENSIONS: 7in x 3.75in x 3.25in

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Lot#: 598

DESCRIPTION: France, a good mignonette #3 size carriage clock with polychrome enamel panels, gilt Corniche case with decorative panels having pink borders and featuring young couples in landscapes, the front panel with roman numeral dial encircling a pair of doves, above a subsidiary alarm chapter with young woman to the right and cottage at left, 8 day two train movement with cylinder platform, the alarm sounding on a bell concealed in the base
CONDITION: case with wear to gilding and minor tarnish, glasses good, right and left side panels with wear to gilding, left side panel with crazing visible under magnification or bright light, base with distortion on right and left side, dial good, movement with minor marks and scratches, dirty, running, alarm functional, bell missing
ESTIMATE: $400 - $600
DIMENSIONS: 4.25in x 2.5in x 2in

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Lot#: 599

DESCRIPTION: France, a large striking carriage clock, gilt Anglaise variant case with molded base and top, arabic numeral silvered dial with gilt mask and blued steel hands, non standard 8 day two train movement with square plates and lever platform with cut bimetallic balance, sounding the hours and half hour in passing
CONDITION: case dirty, with minor losses to gilding, spotting and minor tarnish, rear glass with crack at lower left, dial with minor tarnish and losses to numerals, movement running and striking correctly, gong with minor oxide
ESTIMATE: $400 - $600
CIRCA: 1915
DIMENSIONS: 10in x 5.5in x 4.75in

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Lot#: 600

DESCRIPTION: L'Epee, France, a 20th century champleve enamel repeating carriage clock, gilt Anglaise Riche case with colorful enamels, roman numeral white enamel dial with subsidiary alarm chapter, blued steel Breguet style hands, and three train movement with lever platform sounding the hours in passing, and repeating the last hour on demand, together with its original cloth lined travel case
CONDITION: case with minor losses to gilding and tarnish, enamel good, right side glass with chips at top edge, central part of handle loose, dial and hands good, running, striking and repeating correctly, alarm functional, outer box with dirt, staining, and tears
ESTIMATE: $400 - $600
CIRCA: 1980
DIMENSIONS: 7.75in x 4in x 3.5in

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Lot#: 601

DESCRIPTION: France, for the Asian market, hour repeating carriage clock with sweep seconds and alarm, Anglaise Riche case, the top and base set with rows of brilliants, and brilliant set bezel surrounding top glass, roman numeral white enamel dial with gilt mask, subsidiary alarm chapter, and blued steel hands, 8 day, three train movement with lever platform, sounding the hour and half hour in passing, and repeating the last hour on demand, the alarm striking on a separate bell concealed in the base
CONDITION: case polished, surface roughness and fine pitting, rows of brilliants with polish residue and verdigris, glasses good, handle with severe crack, dial with a few minor scratches, mask dirty and with minor discoloration, hands good, movement dirty, running, striking and repeating, at 10 minutes past the hour repeating fails to count the hour, strikes one blow only, steel components with fine pitting, alarm not working
ESTIMATE: $350 - $500
CIRCA: 1900
DIMENSIONS: 8.25in x 4.125in x 3.625in

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Lot#: 602

DESCRIPTION: Ferrier, Paris, a carriage clock form desk compendium, polished brass case with molded base and top based on the Gorge style, front with bevelled glass and engraved gilt dial mask mounted with a pair of thermometers with silvered scales and flanking white enamel dials displaying the time and barometric pressure, the case top with compass, 8 day timepiece movement with lever platform
CONDITION: case dirty and with minor losses to lacquer, minor tarnish, door pull replaced with screw, dial mask good, enamel dials good, centigrade thermometer scale with tarnish, compass dial with minor spotting, movement running, platform replaced
ESTIMATE: $300 - $400
CIRCA: 1900
DIMENSIONS: 8in x 4.75in x 3in

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Lot#: 603

DESCRIPTION: France, a good mignonette #1 size carriage clock with engine turned ornament, the gilt Corniche case with engine turned base, corners, and top, and five bevelled glasses, the roman numeral white enamel dial with silvered, engine turned mask, and plum colored steel spade hands, 8 day key wound timepiece movement with lever platform
CONDITION: gilding with wear, glasses good, dial a bit dirty, mask good, hands with minor bends, movement fully wound, will tick briefly, needs service
ESTIMATE: $300 - $500
CIRCA: 1880
DIMENSIONS: 3.75in x 2in x 1.75in

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Lot#: 604

DESCRIPTION: France, a very attractive mignonette #2 size two tone carriage clock with original case and key, an unusual Pillars variant, the corners with gilt Tuscan columns resting on plinths forming the feet, the frames and base moldings nickel plated, the entablature with alternating gilt and nickel elements, and top with two tone folding handle, roman numeral gilt dial with gilt engine turned mask, plum colored spade and whip hands, 8 day timepiece movement with lever platform, and blue velvet covered travel case with nickel plated key
CONDITION: minor marks and scratches, gilding and nickel plating good, with a few tiny spots of corrosion, glasses good, dial with minor scratches, some numerals touched up, rubbing and loss to numerals at 12:00- 1:00, movement with minor tarnish, platform with tarnish, ticks briefly, needs service, travel case lacking handle, outer covering with dirt and wear, key good
ESTIMATE: $300 - $400
CIRCA: 1880
DIMENSIONS: 4in x 2.125in x 1.875in

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Lot#: 605

DESCRIPTION: France, an hour repeating carriage clock with alarm, the gilt Corniche case with five bevelled glasses, and top with folding handle, roman numeral white enamel dial with subsidiary arabic numeral alarm chapter, fancy blued steel hands, three train movement with lever platform and cut bimetallic balance, sounding the hours and half hour in passing, and repeating the last hour on demand
CONDITION: case with losses to lacquer, left side glass with tiny chip, lower right, rear glass with small chips, lower right, dial with small loss at upper right, concealed by case, minute hand repaired, movement clean, running and striking, minor tarnish on platform, alarm functional
ESTIMATE: $300 - $500
DIMENSIONS: 7in x 3.875in x 3.25in

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Lot#: 606

DESCRIPTION: France, for Bigelow & Kennard, Boston, Mass., an hour repeating carriage clock with alarm, the Anglaise case with five bevelled glasses, and top with folding handle, arabic numeral white enamel dial with silvered mask and subsidiary alarm chapter, blued steel distaff hands, three train movement with lever platform, sounding the hours and half hour in passing, and repeating the last hour on demand
CONDITION: case with tarnish and losses to lacquer, minor dings, right side glass with bevel facing inward, rear glass with chips at corners, dial numerals and signature with fading and loss, dial mask tarnished, movement dirty and very oily, platform tarnished, not running, good staff, not striking or repeating, rack does not fall, alarm functional
ESTIMATE: $300 - $400
CIRCA: 1890
DIMENSIONS: 7.5in x 4in x 3.5in

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Lot#: 607

DESCRIPTION: France, hour repeating carriage clock with alarm, brass Corniche case with five bevelled glasses, roman numeral white enamel dial with subsidiary alarm chapter, blued steel distaff hands, 8 day three train movement with lever platform, sounding the hour and half hour in passing, and repeating the last hour on demand
CONDITION: case dirty and with minor staining/ tarnish, right side glass with minor chips at upper right and lower left, rear glass with chips at lower right, top glass with chips at left, handle with bend, dial good, minute hand repaired, movement running, one platform screw missing, striking and repeating correctly, alarm functional
ESTIMATE: $300 - $400

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