A very rare carriage clock with Pietra Dura panels. (c. 1885 France.) Pietra Dura is a Florentine craft going back to the 16th century. A black stone is normally used for the background and the design, usually floral, is laid into this using a variety of different coloured stones. Derval Antiques at www.edenbridgegalleries.com
An extremely rare, early Austrian carriage clock - Officer's clock with quarter striking by Ignatz Jahnn, Tyrnau, circa 1775. Brass case and enamel dial painted with delicate summer flowers. A square brass full plate movement, chain-fusee, 3 barrels, 2 hammers, 2 bells, verge escapement, three-arm brass balance. Striking quarters and hour self strike and quarter repeater. Carriage clock in its original leather-covered travelling box. . The open-work back is hinged. An unusual feature ...
A. STOWELL & CO., BOSTON BRASS & CLOISONNE CARRIAGE CLOCK WITH JEWELED FACE AND PORCELAIN FEMALE CENTER PLAQUE WITH ENGRAVING INSIDE "PRESENTED TO HENRY C. BIGELOW BY THE OFFICERS OF THE CITIZENS MUTUAL INS. CO. COMMEMORATING HIS TWENTY YEARS OF SERVICE AS PRESIDENT 1896
Paul Garnier No.487. A brass repeating carriage clock, Paris silvered engine-turned dial, the repeating bell striking movement with replaced lever platform escapement, signed and numbered on the backplate Paul Garnier, Paris, 487, the moulded 'one-piece' case with removable front and top panels; together with the original travelling case