CARTEL D’ALCOVE L. XVI Et. Tavernier Ca. 1810 France
CARTEL D’ALCOVE L. XVI
Signed: Et. Tavernier
Brass-plated movement with anchor escapement and pendulum. The striking train strikes, only on request, the hours and quarters on a bell. The going train is driven by a barrel. Movement signed Et. Tavernier. Round white enamel dial with black enamelled Roman hour numerals and Arabic five-minute indicators. The ‘Breguet’ hour and minute hands are made of gilt brass. The oakwood case is veneered with mahogany, decorated with fire-gilt cast ornaments.
Duration: 8 days
Height: 25 cm
Breadth: 15,5 cm
Depth: 8,5 cm
Literature: Tardy, Dictionnaire des Horlogers Français, page 607.