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842 Sub Miniature Carriage Clock2018-03-22T16:24:52+00:00

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842

A RARE AND ATTRACTIVE SUB MINIATURE CARRIAGE TIMEPIECE WITH LIMOGES PANELS.  CIRCA 1880.

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A fine sub miniature carriage timepiece.  The gilded case with shaped columns to the four corners stands on a multi layered base with small block feet.

The two side panels have exquisite pictures of putti, one fishing and the other with a butterfly net.  Both panels have beautiful coloured flowers. The opening rear door has a further panel showing a light coloured urn with floral drapery.

The Limoges enamel dial has multi coloured flowers and foliage at the base and the top corners with a black background.  The chapter ring has white numerals with gilded minute divisions and gilded brass hands.

The eight day timepiece movement has a silvered backplate and a silvered lever platform escapement with bi-metallic split balance with poising screws.

The clock comes complete with its original case in a distressed condition.

Height to base of handle: 2¼″  (5.75 cm)

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Sub Miniature Carriage Clock: Price £2,500

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