Lot 40
  • 40

A small gilt-brass carriage timepiece with alarm, French, circa 1890

Estimate
150 - 250 GBP
Sold
1,875 GBP
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Description

  • Pine, Cow leather, brass, enamel, steel, glass
enamel dial with subsidiary alarm dial and signed for the retailer F E Baud & Fils, Montreux, the movement with lever platform escapement, with key, alarm bell lacking, in an 'Anglaise' case, 11cm. 4¼in. high

Literature

Alvilde Lees-Milne and Derry Moore, The Englishwoman's House, London, 1984, p. 41, illustrated on the chimneypiece in the Duchess's Sitting Room at Chatsworth;
The Duchess of Devonshire, Chatsworth, The House, London, 2002, p. 158.
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