CARTEL D’ALCOVE L. XVI Et. Tavernier Ca. 1810 France

Cartel clocks

M&R57

CARTEL D’ALCOVE L. XVI
Signed: Et. Tavernier
Circa 1810
France

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.

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