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DROCOURT

PARIS
No. 17001
Date: c1880

A rare GIANT porcelain panelled carriage clock.
The finely engraved gilt-brass gorge case mounted with top quality ‘bleu celeste’ porcelain side panels in the Sevres style depicting romantic scenes of maidens and putti with dial en suite signed for Henry Capt Geneve having Roman numerals and blued steel hands; the substantial two train spring barrel movement bearing the DROCOURT stamp and numbered 17001, sounding the hours on a gong, with repeat facility, surmounted by a large silvered platform lever escapement having a bi-metalic balance wheel with compensation and poising screws.

Case height: 8 inches (19.6cms).
With handle up: 10 inches (24.5cms).