Engraved repeating carriage clock
1643/18: A fine and impressive mid-19th century French CARRIAGE CLOCK in perfect working order. The case is of "gorge" design, with engraved decoration; ribbed handle and large bevelled glass to the top. The 8-day movement strikes hours and half-hours on a bell, repeating hours at will and it retains its original lever platform escapement engraved with the Soldano "JS" trademark. The enamel dial, with its gilt mask, is original and in fine condition as are the blued steel Breguet "moon" hands. 6.25ins (handle up); 3.5ins wide; 3.25 ins deep. (16.5 x 9 x 8.25cms)
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