PENDULE D’OFFICIER Circa 1820 Switzerland

Carriage clocks Varia

M&R108

PENDULE D’OFFICIER
Circa 1820
Switzerland

 

Movement
Pendule d’officier with brass plated movement with verge escapement and balance with regulation Avance and Retard. The movement with hour striking on one bell, alarm and a repeater. The going and striking trains are driven by barrel.

Dial-plate
The round, white enamelled dial-plate with black enamelled Arabic hour numerals, minute stripes indication. The ‘Breguet’ hour and minute hands and the alarm hand are made of blued steel. The dial-plate is protected by convex glass in a bazel.

The case
The fire gilt brass case is classic decorated with ornaments to the sides, the front and the top and is surmounted by a serpentine carrying handle (a snake eating its own tail). The case rest on four claw feet.
Duration 24 hours

Height 11,5 cm
Width 6,3 cm
Depth 6,3 cm

 

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