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man1007
This is a splendid gilded brass French lyre clock dating from about 1890. The lyre design was very popular in the 19th Century and was incorporated into high class clocks such as this one. The case is very well made, finely cast and well proportioned, standing some 37cm high and on dainty bun feet. The rhinestones around the dial and the garland flowers on the dial add to the sumptuous appeal of this clock which was clearly designed to demonstrate opulence and prestige on the owner's mantelpiece. The clock has a fully overhauled time and strike movement, ringing the hours and the half on a sweet bell. The clock runs for eight days on a winding and keeps good time. AUD $1850





man2001
This is a quality large size French carriage clock. The case is heavy brass with Corinthian columns and silvered capitals, lovely turned handle and perfect white enamel dial. It is an hour repeater and strikes on a gong on the half and the hour and runs for a week on a winding. The movement has been fully overhauled. The clock stands 20cm high handle up. Made circa 1890. AUD $2850





man1114
This is a splendid large French carriage clock in a stylish case with Grecian columns and bow handle. It is a quality clock from around 1890 marketed by the Goldsmiths and Silversmiths Company and is indistinctly marked thus on the dial and also has their stamp on the backplate. The case has been fully polished and lacquered. The 8 day movement has been fully restored including new mainsprings and is an hour repeater, striking the hours and the half on a gong and repeating at will when the top button is pressed. This clock stands 19cm high with the handle up and comes complete with correct double ended carriage clock key. AUD $2550





man6010
This is an excellent smaller size French clock in the drum and cradle style. Lovely Belgian black marble case with variegated marble and carved front. The eight day bell strike movement has new mainsprings and has been fully overhauled. Stamped Goldsmiths Alliance, London and Paris on the movement backplate and also indistinctly on the dial. This was the retailer. 40cm long by 27 cm high. Made circa 1890. AUD $995





man6007
This is a lovely French carriage clock striking on a gong on the half and the hour. It is in fully overhauled condition and in an excellent substantial polished and lacquered brass case. It is 19cm high handle up and 10cm across the base. The clock runs for eight days on a winding and retains all original parts, including the silvered platform escapement, visible through the top viewing window. This clock comes with correct winding and setting key. It was made circa 1900. AUD $1675





man6006
Excellent striking carriage clock from around 1900. Its French of course with an eight day movement and strikes the hour and the half hour on a gong. Full restoration and still with original lever platform escapement. Polished and lacquered Anglaise case.17cm high handle up. AUD SOLD





man6004
This beautiful French clock has cloisonne on three sides as well as the temple top. The class of the cloisonne work is shown in the delicacy and artistry of the enamelling and is as good as you will see. The clock was made by Edward Maurice and Co, top makers at the end of the 19th Century and has their stamp on the backplate. A very classy clock. The eight day time and strike movement has been overhauled and runs for a week. 27cm high. AUD $5950





man6003
Here is a particularly nice hour repeating French carriage clock made by Achille Brocot and showing his stamp on the backplate. Brocot was a fine maker of clocks and also developed the Brocot escapement and the Brocot pendulum adjustment system. This clock strikes the hours and the half on a gong and also repeats the last hour when the top button is pressed. The clock has been fully overhauled and the case polished and lacquered. Nicely decorated dial with retailers name. Stands 18cm high with the handle up. Made circa 1890. AUD $1950





man6001
This is a lovely small French mantel clock in walnut and ebonised drum and cradle case and standing on bun feet. The clock case is 32cm long by 23cm high and 12 cm deep. Made circa 1890. The 8 day movement has been fully overhauled, rebushed and has new mainsprings. It strikes on a sweet bell on the half and the hour. AUD SOLD