OEIL DE BOEUF miniatuur Vaucher Ca. 1800

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OEIL DE BOEUF miniature
Signed: Vaucher
Circa 1800
France

Movement
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.

Dial
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.

Case
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 24 hours

Diameter 12.7 cm
Depth 2.5 cm

Literature
Tardy, Dictionnaire des Horlogers Fran├žais, Paris, 1971, pp. 631-633.

 

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