OEIL DE BOEUF miniature Vaucher Ca. 1800
OEIL DE BOEUF miniature
The eight-day, spring-driven brass movement of this bedroom clock has circular plates with a going train only. It has verge escapement with balance and regulation. In addition, the movement has pull-quarter repeat on a gong, activated by pulling a chord.
The circular white enamel dial has an Arabic chapter ring with Arabic five-minute and minute divisions. The dial is protected by a convex glass set in an engine-turned and chased bezel. The time is indicated by a pair of blued-steel hands. The clock is wound from the front. The maker has signed the clock above the 6 Vaucher.
The circular ormolu case is surmounted by suspension ring. There is a regulation disc let in the back cover, with which the time keeping can be regulated.
Duration 1 day
Diameter 12.7 cm
Depth 2.5 cm
*Price € 6500
Tardy, Dictionnaire des Horlogers Français, Paris, 1971, pp. 631-633.