A H RODANET GRANDE PETITE SONNERIE
CALENDAR CARRIAGE CLOCK GILT BRASS
A.H. Rodanet, 36, Rue Vivienne, Paris. Made in late 1800s.
Fine and rare, gilt brass, Grande & Petite Sonnerie, calendar
Fine, gilt brass, 8-day going, Grand and Petite Sonnerie
striking and repeating carriage clock with calendar and
alarm. Accompanied by a winding key.
Multi-piece, rectangular sides and matte-finish, hinged
handle, button on top for the sonnerie
Circular white enamel with radial Roman numerals,
outer minute track and Arabic five-minute numerals,
white enamel alarm setting and day and date calendar
dials below, Blued steel Breguet hands.
Rectangular brass plates, going barrels for the going
and striking trains, barrel for the alarm train, lateral lever
escapement on a large silvered platform, notched bimetallic
compensation balance, blued steel flat balance spring,
index regulator, striking and repeating on two gongs with
two hammers, strike selection lever in the base.
Movement plate stamped 6454.
DIM. 14.5 x 8.3 x 9.5 cm.