French Brass Cased Carriage Clock by Drocourt For Sale
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French Brass Cased Carriage Clock by Drocourt

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Brass cased Carriage clock in a bevel glazed cornice case with oval viewing aperture with silvered platform lever escapement. Gilded dial mask with foliate engraving. Enamel dial with Roman numerals and original ‘blued’ steel moonpoise hands. Eight day movement striking the hours and halves on a coiled gong. The backplate marked DC for Drocourt, circa 1880. ‘Drocourt founded in 1860 by the brothers Pierre and Alfred were one of the most famous makers of carriage clocks. They quickly established themselves at Rue Debelleyme, Paris as one of the leading carriage clock makers becoming known for their Fine quality movements and casework. Clocks by this maker have become very sought after by collectors. The firm ceased trading just after the end of the first World War in 1920.  

Details

  • Date of Manufacture
    1880
  • Period
    1880-1889
  • Materials and Techniques
  • Condition
    Good
  • Wear
    Wear consistent with age and use.
  • Dimensions
    H 6 in. x W 3.5 in. x D 3 in.H 15.24 cm x W 8.89 cm x D 7.62 cm
  • Seller Location
    Norwich, GB
  • Reference Number
    LU4037312824172
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