Auction 19.02.1997

Christie's
London, South Kensington

Date of the auction: 19.02.1997

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An engraved gilt-brass repeating carriage clock with alarm

An engraved gilt-brass repeating carriage clock with alarm the oval case engraved overall with foliate designs, the white enamel Roman dial with moon hands, rubbed retailer's signature and alarm below, the silvered lever platform with bimetallic balance, strike/repeat/alarm on bell to backplate

Lot #: 1

Estimate: £700 - £900

Date: 19 Feb 1997

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A gilt-brass striking carriage clock

A gilt-brass striking carriage clock the one-piece case with white enamel dial, blued moon hands and retailer's signature MILLER & SON PICCADILLY , replaced platform cylinder escapement, strike on bell to the backplate stamped for JAPY FRERES ET CIE , French, circa 1880 -- 5¼in. (13.5cm.) high See

Lot #: 2

Estimate: £300 - £500

Date: 19 Feb 1997

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A gilt-brass striking carriage clock

A gilt-brass striking carriage clock the one-piece case with white enamel dial, blued moon hands and retailer's signature for BAUME & LEZARD PARIS , replaced silvered lever platform to the bimetallic balance, shuttered winding holes to rear door, strike on bell to the backplate with repeat stamp

Lot #: 3

Estimate: £300 - £500

Date: 19 Feb 1997

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A gilt-brass carriage timepiece

A gilt-brass carriage timepiece the Louis XV doucine case with foliate cast mounts, plain gilt-metal mask to the white enamel annular Arabic chapter ring, platform cylinder escapement with single barrel movement, french, circa 1910 -- 5¼in. 913.5cm.) high; and a brass carriage timepiece with obis

Lot #: 4

Estimate: £200 - £300

Date: 19 Feb 1997

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A gilt-brass striking carriage clock

A gilt-brass striking carriage clock the Louis XV doucine style case with with pierced foliate mounts and pillars to the sides, on bun feet, with engine-turned mask to the white enamel Arabic dial, lever platform to the cut bimetallic balance, strike on gong, French, circa 1900 -- 5in. (13cm.) high

Lot #: 5

Estimate: £300 - £400

Date: 19 Feb 1997

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A brass and champlêvé enamel carriage timepiece

A brass and champlêvé enamel carriage timepiece the anglaise riche case with dentil cornice and bands of polychrome enamel to the sides, white enamel Arabic dial within gilt mask, replaced platform escapement, French, circa 1910 -- 5¼in. (13cm.) high See Illustration

Lot #: 6

Estimate: £150 - £250

Date: 19 Feb 1997

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Three brass carriage timepieces

Three brass carriage timepieces including: an example with architectural case and plain gilt mask to the white enamel Arabic dial, French, circa 1920 -- 5in. (13cm.) high; another with corniche case and white enamel Roman dial; and another See Illustration for Part Lot (3

Lot #: 7

Estimate: £150 - £250

Date: 19 Feb 1997

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A brass carriage timepiece

A brass carriage timepiece the colonnes case with pierced foliate trellis cornices and knop finials to the angles, the white enamel dial with blued moon hands within a gilt-brass bezel and an openwork polychrome enamel foliate mask, cut-bimetallic balance to the platform lever escapement, French

Lot #: 8

Estimate: £250 - £400

Date: 19 Feb 1997

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A gilt-brass and enamel sub-miniature carriage timepiece

A gilt-brass and enamel sub-miniature carriage timepiece the engraved cas with chamfered angles, with painted enamel panels to sides and rear door depicting loosely draped ladies (chip to corner of right panel), the white enamel Arabic dial with gilt hands within a mask painted with scene of an

Lot #: 9

Estimate: £700 - £1,000

Date: 19 Feb 1997

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A gilt-brass mignonnette carriage timepiece

A gilt-brass mignonnette carriage timepiece the foliate cast case with panels of floral trellis work to the sides and spiral-twist columns, the ivorine dial with painted Roman chapters and blued hands within a pierced foliate mask, silvered platform to the bimetallic lever balance, numbered 26178 to

Lot #: 10

Estimate: £400 - £500

Date: 19 Feb 1997

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A brass carriage timepiece

A brass carriage timepiece the anglaise style case with rope-twist mounts, plain mask to the chapter ring with individual painted Arabic chapters, black-painted moon hands and foliate cast centre mount, platform cylinder escapement, French, circa 1910 -- 4¾in. (12cm.) high See Illustration

Lot #: 11

Estimate: £200 - £300

Date: 19 Feb 1997

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A gilt-brass carriage carriage timepiece

A gilt-brass carriage carriage timepiece the Louis XV doucine case with foliate mounts to the cornices, plain mask to the white enamel annular Arabic chapter ring, replaced platform cylinder escapement, French, circa 1910 -- 5in. (12.5cm.) high; with leather travel case See Illustration

Lot #: 12

Estimate: £150 - £250

Date: 19 Feb 1997

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A brass mignonnette carriage timepiece

A brass mignonnette carriage timepiece the oval case with white enamel Roman dial and blued moon hands, retailer's signature MATTHEW NORMAN LONDON , the platform escapement with bimetallic balance, Swiss, modern -- 3½in. (9cm.) high See Illustration

Lot #: 13

Estimate: £150 - £250

Date: 19 Feb 1997

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A gilt-brass striking carriage clock

A gilt-brass striking carriage clock the anglaise riche case with knop finials and pierced foliate mounts to the cornices, foliate pierced and engraved mask to the off-white enamel Arabic annular chapter ring, indistinct retailer's signature, silvered lever platform to the cut bimetallic balance

Lot #: 14

Estimate: £300 - £500

Date: 19 Feb 1997

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A gilt-brass mignonnette carriage timepiece

A gilt-brass mignonnette carriage timepiece the foliate engraved oval case with engine-turned gilt-brass mask to the white enamel Roman dial (restorations), lever platform to the cut bimetallic balance, stamped AB to the backplate, French, circa 1900 -- 3in. (7.5cm.) high See Illustration

Lot #: 15

Estimate: £400 - £600

Date: 19 Feb 1997

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A gilt-brass mignonnette carriage timepiece

A gilt-brass mignonnette carriage timepiece the cannalee case with foliate engraved mask to the white enamel dial with Roman and Arabic chapters, blued spade hands, platform escapement, French, circa 1910 -- 3¼in. (8cm.) high See Illustration

Lot #: 16

Estimate: £300 - £500

Date: 19 Feb 1997

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A tortoiseshell and white metal mounted carriage timepiece

A tortoiseshell and white metal mounted carriage timepiece the block case with foliate inlay to the sides and pierced hinges, on fluted bun feet, white enamel Arabic dial with blued spade hands, platform escapement, French, early 20th century -- 3¾in. (.5cm.) high See Back Cover Illustration

Lot #: 17

Estimate: £500 - £800

Date: 19 Feb 1997

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A brass carriage timepiece

A brass carriage timepiece the anglaise style case with part fluted angles, white enamel Roamn dial, platform cylinder escapement, stamped to the backplate ACG , French, circa 1920 -- 5in. (12.5cm.) high

Lot #: 18

Estimate: £100 - £200

Date: 19 Feb 1997

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A brass striking and repeating carriage clock

A brass striking and repeating carriage clock the corniche case with white enamel Roman dial, blued spade hands, with cut-bimetallic balance to the platform lever escapement, strike/repeat on gong to the backplate stamped for Richard & Co , French, circa 1910 -- 5½in. (14cm.) high; with travel case

Lot #: 19

Estimate: £300 - £500

Date: 19 Feb 1997

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A gilt-brass striking carriage clock

A gilt-brass striking carriage clock the corniche case with white enamel Roman dial with Arabic five minutes, blued spade hands and retailer's signature HOWELL & JAMES REGENT STREET LONDON , bimetallic balance to the platform lever escapement, the twin barrel movement with strike on gong, stamped on

Lot #: 20

Estimate: £250 - £350

Date: 19 Feb 1997

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A brass striking and repeating carriage clock

A brass striking and repeating carriage clock the corniche case with white enamel Roman dial with retailer's signature MATTHEW NORMAN LONDON , blued crescent moon hands, platform cylinder escapement, strike/repeat on gong to backplate signed Matthew Norman London and numbered 1751 , Swiss, modern

Lot #: 21

Estimate: £250 - £350

Date: 19 Feb 1997

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A gilt-brass carriage timepiece

A gilt-brass carriage timepiece the oval case with white enamel Roman dial, the lever platform with bimetallic balance, French, circa 1910 -- 5in. (12.5cm.) high See Illustration

Lot #: 23

Estimate: £150 - £250

Date: 19 Feb 1997

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A brass striking carriage clock with alarm

A brass striking carriage clock with alarm the corniche case with white enamel Roman dial (hairline crack to right corner), steel moon hands, rubbed retailer's signature, with alarm ring below, lever platform to the cut bimetallic balance, strike/alarm on bell to the backplate numbered 2151

Lot #: 24

Estimate: £300 - £500

Date: 19 Feb 1997

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A brass carriage timepiece with alarm

A brass carriage timepiece with alarm the obis case with white enamel dial with subsidiary alarm ring, platform cylinder escapement, with alarm on bell to underside, French, early 20th century -- 4½in. (11.5cm.) high

Lot #: 25

Estimate: £100 - £200

Date: 19 Feb 1997

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A gilt and silvered brass striking carriage clock

A gilt and silvered brass striking carriage clock the anglaise case with white enamel Roman dial and retailer's signature JOHN WHITE PARIS (restorations), blued fusee hands, silvered lever platform to the cut bimetallic balance, strike on gong to the backplate numbered 2254 , French, circa 1900

Lot #: 26

Estimate: £300 - £500

Date: 19 Feb 1997

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A gilt-brass combination carriage timepiece with barometer, thermometer and...

A gilt-brass combination carriage timepiece with barometer, thermometer and compass the plain case with gilt masks to the white enamel dials, with thermometer between and compass to the top, platform cylinder escapement, stamped on the backplate for Duverdrey and Bloquel , French, circa 1920

Lot #: 27

Estimate: £300 - £500

Date: 19 Feb 1997

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A brass striking and repeating carriage clock

A brass striking and repeating carriage clock the anglaise style case with moulded cornices and chamfered angles, plain gilt-metal mask to the white enamel Roman dial with Arabic five minutes and retailer's signature GOLDSMITHS' COMPANY 112, Regent Street LONDON W , silvered lever platform to the

Lot #: 28

Estimate: £450 - £650

Date: 19 Feb 1997

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A Victorian brass repeating carriage clock

A Victorian brass repeating carriage clock the plain case on bun feet signed James McCabe ROYAL EXCHANGE London and numbered 1274 in the arch of the silvered dial, steel trefoil hands, the five pillar twin chain fusee movement with underslung platform lever escapement with plain brass balance with

Lot #: 29

Estimate: £1,500 - £2,000

Date: 19 Feb 1997

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A large gilt-brass striking carriage clock with thermometer and compass

A large gilt-brass striking carriage clock with thermometer and compass the anglaise style case with foliate cast reeded columns to the front angles, ripple-moulded cornices, presentation inscription to the reverse, with reaumur thermometer to the top centred by a compass, the Arabic chapter ring

Lot #: 30

Estimate: £700 - £900

Date: 19 Feb 1997

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An ivory and silver-mounted carriage timepiece

An ivory and silver-mounted carriage timepiece the plain case on bun feet, white enamel Roman dial, platform escapement, the mounts bearing hallmarks for London 1906/7 -- 4¼in. (11cm.) high See Illustration

Lot #: 31

Estimate: £300 - £500

Date: 19 Feb 1997