Exceptional Timepieces

FRENCH CARRIAGE CLOCK

Lot No
20
Description
Function : Hour strike with phases of the Moon.
Medium : Brass with painted dial.
One subsidiary dial for Moon phases below 6 o’clock position.
Region : France
Circa : 1880
Estimate
Rs. 4,00,000 - 5,00,000

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This regal carriage clock personifies the very essence of French opulence, yet subtle stylistic sensibility. Its dial facet has an elegantly painted visual of angels, the execution demonstrates traits of the Renaissance Era. The minimalistic painted index batons and the steel crafted hands indicating hour & minute compliments the design ideology of this clock. This clock has an access glass door with a push to open lever and a brass handle.

This lot is over one hundred years old or National Art Treasure, cannot be exported out of India as per Antiques and Art Treasures Act, 1972.
(payment only in Indian Rupees)

Illustrated are two views of the current lot.

Provenance : Property from an elite Parsi collection based in Mumbai.