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Datum der Auktion: 12.12.2018

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A good late 19th century French gorge cased grand sonnerie striking and...

By Henri Jacot, no. 11170 The case with rippled handle over a large glazed inspection panel revealing the large gilt platform and compensated, bi-metallic balance, white rectangular Roman and Arabic enamel dial with spade hands, the twin train movement striking and repeating on a pair of coiled

Los #: 2*

Schätzpreis: 1.500 £ - 2.500 £

Datum: 12.12.2018

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A good late 19th century French gilt brass oval grande-sonnerie striking...

The movement numbered 713. The oval case with scrolled handle over bevelled glass panels, the rectangular white enamel Roman dial with spade hands and Arabic alarm subsidiary dial, the movement with silvered lever platform escapement striking and repeating the hours and quarters on a pair of coiled

Los #: 3

Schätzpreis: 1.500 £ - 2.000 £

Datum: 12.12.2018

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A late 19th century French engraved brass grande-sonenrie striking and...

The movement stamped with the encircled B trademark the gorge case with rippled handle and large bevelled glass panels, engraved all over with running foliage, the circular white enamel dial with Roman and Arabic numerals and moon hands set over an alarm-setting disc within an engine turned mask

Los #: 4

Schätzpreis: 800 £ - 1.200 £

Datum: 12.12.2018

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A good and rare 19th century French five-minute repeating silvered and...

Numbered 5230 The Greek-key handle with copper coloured central ribbed section over a matching ripple moulded cornice on similar reeded columns to a stepped base, the circular white enamel Roman and Arabic dial set within a scroll decorated mask, the twin train movement with silvered lever platform

Los #: 5*

Schätzpreis: 800 £ - 1.200 £

Datum: 12.12.2018

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A LATE 19TH CENTURY GILT BRONZE FRENCH GRANDE SONNERIE GORGE CASED CARRIAGE...

Margaine, Paris, number 2046. Retailed by Emanuel, 3 The Hard, Portsea The case of typical form set with a circular Roman and Arabic white enamel dial over an Arabic alarm subsidiary in an engine turned mask, the signed and numbered movement with silvered lever platform escapement striking and

Los #: 6

Schätzpreis: 800 £ - 1.200 £

Datum: 12.12.2018

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A good second half of the 19th century French lapis-lazuli mounted ormolu...

Charles Dutertre, Paris The rectangular case (surmount now lacking), over an egg-and-dart cornice and four panels of well-figured lapis lazuli within cast formal borders, on an acanthus-cast base and turned feet, the signed 5.25 inch enamel Arabic dial with pierced and engraved hands framed by a

Los #: 7

Schätzpreis: 1.000 £ - 1.500 £

Datum: 12.12.2018

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A fine and rare mid 19th century French brass-mounted slate, centre...

E. Robert-Houdin Fils, 1, Rue de Choiseuel 1 The tall case set with heavy bevelled glass panels within brass doors to the front and back, between solid sides and a moulded cornice, raised on a brass-bound plinth base, the signed 5.5 inch Roman dial with lozenge and line minute band, brass moon hour

Los #: 8

Schätzpreis: 2.000 £ - 3.000 £

Datum: 12.12.2018

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A good second quarter of the 19th century ormolu two-train grande sonnerie...

Courvoisier & Comp., the case and movement numbered 138 The tall case surmounted by a lyre handle over cast sides on a plinth base and paw feet, the signed 4 inch white enamel dial with Arabic hours and quarters, moon hands and tapering alarm-setting hand over musical trophies, set to the underside

Los #: 9

Schätzpreis: 1.000 £ - 1.200 £

Datum: 12.12.2018

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A second half of the 18th century ebonised table clock with enamel dial

Martin, Royal Exchange (London) The bell top case with single handle and moulded cornice and base on brass ogee bracket feet, the signed seven inch enamel Roman and Arabic dial with brass concentric date hand set within a moulded brass bezel, the twin gut fusee movement with verge escapement rack

Los #: 10

Schätzpreis: 1.000 £ - 1.500 £

Datum: 12.12.2018

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A 1930's chromium plated Atmos 'Pendule Perpètuelle' No.2677

The dial signed for the retailers Golay Fils & Stahl, Geneve The rectangular case with angled cornice over four bevelled glass panels, raised on a splayed plinth base with integral pendulum lock to the rear, the signed 3.5 inch circular white enamel Roman dial further signed at VI 'Brevets J. L

Los #: 11

Schätzpreis: 3.000 £ - 5.000 £

Datum: 12.12.2018

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A good 19th century English ormolu mantel timepiece

Vulliamy, London, number 1465 The heavy cast bronze rococo-inspired case cast with foliate scrolls and foliage on a lattice work ground, the base centred by cast mask of a Green Man with leaf beard and open mouth, all mounted on elaborate scroll feet on a laurel wreath-bordered plinth, the solid

Los #: 12

Schätzpreis: 2.000 £ - 4.000 £

Datum: 12.12.2018

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A late 17th century longcase clock movement with ten inch dial in an...

Jonathan Lowndes, London The associated case with floral inlay to the hood over a long door with three bird and flower panels centred by a circular lenticle, on a similar base, the 10 inch square brass dial with winged cherubs head spandrels, foliate engraving and copperplate signature below the

Los #: 13TP

Schätzpreis: 3.000 £ - 4.000 £

Datum: 12.12.2018

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A rare late 17th century longcase clock movement with ten inch dial in a...

James Markwick, London The square ten inch dial cornered by four winged cherub's head spandrels and signed along the lower edge 'Jacobus Markwick Londini', silvered Roman and Arabic chapter ring enclosing the matted centre with subsidiary seconds ring, pierced steel hands, latched dial feet to the

Los #: 14TP

Schätzpreis: 3.000 £ - 5.000 £

Datum: 12.12.2018

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A late 17th/early 18th century walnut marquetry longcase clock

Stephen Willmott, in Token House Yard, London The rising hood with silk-backed sound fret raised on spirally twisted columns with gilt wood capitals and bases, the trunk inlaid with three shaped panels of floral marquetry on an ebony ground within boxwood borders, with oval lenticle, the sides with

Los #: 15TP

Schätzpreis: 4.000 £ - 6.000 £

Datum: 12.12.2018

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A 19th century French porcelain mounted carriage clock with rare...

VAP 4004 The architecturally-inspired case set with three polychrome porcelain panels, the front with Roman cartouche numerals within a minute band framed by a pair of pheasants and blue tits, the left with a rare Water Rail and swallows, and to the right a partridge and sparrows, each bird

Los #: 16

Schätzpreis: 1.000 £ - 1.500 £

Datum: 12.12.2018

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A fine late 19th century French engraved brass grand sonnerie carriage...

Drocourt, No. 15785 The rippled handle over an oval bevelled glass panel within an engraved top panel over a frame and base decorated with running foliage and scrolls on a matted ground, the circular enamel Roman and Arabic dial with Breguet style hands over three subsidiaries for day, alarm and

Los #: 17

Schätzpreis: 3.000 £ - 5.000 £

Datum: 12.12.2018

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A good third quarter of the 19th century French gilt brass carriage clock

The case with engraved date 'Sept 30th 1869', the movement numbered 738. The case with unusual ribbed bamboo-style handle over an oval inspection panel and moulded case, the white enamel Roman dial with delicate moon hands over a Roman alarm subsidiary dial set within a silvered engine turned mask

Los #: 18

Schätzpreis: 600 £ - 800 £

Datum: 12.12.2018

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A rare mid 19th century engraved brass carriage clock with helical spring

Jules, Paris. No. 166. The case with baluster handle over ball finials on protruding corners applied with fancy three-quarter columns, the main frame engraved all over with flowers, foliate scrolls, and lattice work, the sides pierced with running foliage and backed by blue glass, the signed white

Los #: 19*

Schätzpreis: 1.500 £ - 2.500 £

Datum: 12.12.2018

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A fine and rare mid 19th century French cast gilt brass grande sonnerie...

Fraumont The cast rococo case with elaborate handle over floral swags, the signed white enamel Roman dial with minute track and good Breguet-style blued steel hands over an Arabic alarm setting dial, the twin train movement with large frosted gilt platform carrying the early 'moustache lever

Los #: 20*

Schätzpreis: 2.000 £ - 3.000 £

Datum: 12.12.2018

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A late 19th century French porcelain panelled architectural carriage clock

Achille Brocot, 579 The ribbed handle set on a stepped section atop the triangular pediment, the entabluture with cast decoration over a dentil moulding on fancy Ionic pilasters to a stepped base, the Roman cartouche numerals within gilt and white jewelled borders, each side panel decorated with

Los #: 21

Schätzpreis: 1.500 £ - 2.500 £

Datum: 12.12.2018

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A rare late 17th century weight driven wall clock

John Knibb, Oxford. Now contained in a floor standing case The 6.5inch square brass dial with wide engraved wheatear border framing winged cherubs head spandrels and the silvered Roman and Arabic chapter ring, signed along the lower edge 'Iohannes Knibb Oxon Fecit', the centre finely matted and with

Los #: 22TP

Schätzpreis: 3.000 £ - 5.000 £

Datum: 12.12.2018

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A rare late 17th century walnut marquetry "Knibb Apprentice" longcase clock

John Foorde, Oxford, Caddy top with ball finials over spiral columns, the trunk inlaid with three bird-inhabited panels of marquetry over a similar base, the 11 inch square brass dial with winged cherubs head spandrels, foliate engraving and Roman and Arabic chapter ring signed between VII and V

Los #: 23TP

Schätzpreis: 8.000 £ - 12.000 £

Datum: 12.12.2018

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A fine last quarter of the 19th century French porcelain-mounted ormolu...

T Martin, Paris, 8239 The case surmounted by an ormolu ribbon over berries and flower heads, further set with four porcelain panels representing the seasons, two-part enamel time dial with visible Brocot escapement and signed for the retailer T. Martin set over a perpetual calendar showing day

Los #: 24

Schätzpreis: 4.000 £ - 6.000 £

Datum: 12.12.2018

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A good late 18th century French ormolu-mounted white marble lyre clock with...

Breant, Paris The lyre shaped case surmounted by a female mask and berried ivy festoon over boldly cast and crisply finished foliage and beadwork, on a concave socle applied with ropetwist and running foliage on turned feet, the dial and movement supported by a gridiron pendulum mounted on a

Los #: 25

Schätzpreis: 4.000 £ - 6.000 £

Datum: 12.12.2018

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A rare late 19th century gilt brass mystery clock

Robert Houdin, Paris The 4.5inch circular glass dial with single gilt arrow-shaped hand within a brass bezel mounted on a foliate cast bracket further set on a foliate socle and shaped plinth with cast cherubs to the front, the movement contained within the base and wound from the rear, the circular

Los #: 26

Schätzpreis: 6.000 £ - 8.000 £

Datum: 12.12.2018

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A good 1930s chrome plated 'First Series' Atmos timepiece

Atmos, 'Pendule Perpetuelle', number 5133 The rectangular case fully glazed and with opening doors to the front and back, set on a short tapering base cut to the front to accommodate the pendulum-locking lever, the matt silvered chapter ring with black painted stylised Arabic numerals and inner

Los #: 27

Schätzpreis: 4.000 £ - 6.000 £

Datum: 12.12.2018

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A small and rare mid 18th century German spring-driven alarm timepiece

The shaped frame decorated with engraved foliage and scrolls, set with a pendulum holdfast on the left hand side, the three inch Roman and Arabic dial with alarm-setting disc to the centre, the spring driven movement with brass plates united by four turned pillars, verge escapement with

Los #: 28*

Schätzpreis: 800 £ - 1.200 £

Datum: 12.12.2018

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Of Napoleon interest: A good and rare early 19th century mother of pearl...

The case cast with a figure of Napoleon in typical stance flanking a pedestal upon which rests a crown on a cushion, the 2cms (.75ins) gilt Roman dial with engine turned centre and blued steel hands set within a pierced mother of pearl mask of scrolling foliage against a gilt background, the

Los #: 29

Schätzpreis: 1.000 £ - 1.500 £

Datum: 12.12.2018

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A fine and rare mid 19th century silver 'Zappler' timepiece in original...

A List The Roman dial measuring just 3/4 of an inch (2cms) in diameter set in a cast mask featuring cornucopia and foliate swags, the spring-driven brass movement set within oval plates united by four turned pillars, with tic-tac escapement and front-mounted pendulum, wound through the solid rear

Los #: 30

Schätzpreis: 800 £ - 1.200 £

Datum: 12.12.2018

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A group of three 19th century 'Zappler' timepieces under glass domes

1st: gilt brass architectural frame with applied with silver running foliage further set with stones, Roman painted dial within a stone set bezel, on a turned base; 2nd: silvered frame with enamel dial on ebonised base; 3rd: gilt architectural plates with Roman chapter ring on an ebonised base tic

Los #: 31

Schätzpreis: 1.200 £ - 1.800 £

Datum: 12.12.2018