DROCOURT 'BLEU DU ROI' N° 11009 'Sevres' porcelain panelled clock (French, )

DROCOURT 'BLEU DU ROI' N° 11009 'Sevres' porcelain panelled clock
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DROCOURT 'BLEU DU ROI' N° 11009 'Sevres' porcelain panelled clock

OriginFrench
DateCirca 1880
A fine ‘Sevres’ porcelain panelled French carriage clock, the 8-day Drocourt stamped and numbered movement with hour strike and passing strike on the half-hour with push repeat on a gong.

The finely chased and engraved cannallee case is mounted with ‘bleu du roi’ ‘Sèvres’ porcelain side panels with gilt tracery and turquoise ‘seed pearl’ decoration. They depict mythological love scenes and the en suite dial has Roman numerals and blued steel spade hands.

The high quality movement has its original silvered platform lever escapement with uncut balance, timing screws and regulator for adjustment with a ruby endstone.

Height: 5 in (13 cm)

Width: 3 ¼ in (8.5 cm)

Depth: 3 in (7.75 cm)

HW5385