Drocourt

  • Movement 
    Automatic
  • Year of manufacture 
    1111
  • Lot number 
    176
  • Location

Description

TIFFANY PETITE SONNERIE CARRIAGE CLOCK
Tiffany & Co., New York, No. 1879. Made circa 1890.
Very fine and rare, gilt brass, petite sonnerie striking and repeating
carriage clock with alarm.
Gilt brass, "cariatides", glazed sides and back door, the top glazed to
view the escapement, hinged carrying handle.
White enamel with radial blue Roman numerals, outer minute track
and Arabic five-minute numerals, alarm dial below with Arabic numerals,
flower and foliate engraved gilt mask. Blued steel spade hands.
Gilt brass, rectangular plates, four pillars, barrels for the going,
striking and alarm trains, straight-line lever escapement on a gilt
platform(not original), bimetallic compensation balance, blued steel
Breguet balance spring, index regulator, striking the hours.