Fine Clocks

Bonhams London
London, New Bond Street

Date of the auction: 19.06.2019

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A fine mid 19th century French repeating carriage clock with alarm and calendar

A fine mid 19th century French repeating carriage clock with alarm and calendar Drocourt, No. 6859 This fine gorge case carriage clock has an all over engraved case with large bevelled glass panels and a repeat button. The mask dial fully engraved, the enamel dial and hands over three subsidiary

Lot #: 1

Estimate: £800 - £1,200

Date: 19 Jun 2019

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A good late 19th century French gilt brass oval grande-sonnerie striking...

A good late 19th century French gilt brass oval grande-sonnerie striking and repeating carriage clock in original box The movement numbered 713. The oval case with scrolled handle over bevelled glass panels, the rectangular white enamel Roman dial with spade hands and Arabic alarm subsidiary dial

Lot #: 2

Estimate: £1,300 - £1,800

Date: 19 Jun 2019

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A very rare late 19th century French engraved brass miniature carriage...

A very rare late 19th century French engraved brass miniature carriage timepiece with pietra dura panels Le Roy et Fils, 13 et 15 Palais Royal, Paris, 13281, further numbered 12547 The brass case engraved all over with running foliage on plain and matted grounds, the two side panels both featuring

Lot #: 3*

Estimate: £4,000 - £6,500

Date: 19 Jun 2019

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A good early 20th century French arched case striking carriage clock and...

A good early 20th century French arched case striking carriage clock and alarm in original presentation case L Leroy & Cie, 7 Bd De La Madeleine, number 17894 The plain brass arched case with an architectural moulding to the sides, the bezel to the dial with a raised moulding around a deeply

Lot #: 4*

Estimate: £2,000 - £4,000

Date: 19 Jun 2019

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A good late 19th century French miniature carriage timepiece with four...

A good late 19th century French miniature carriage timepiece with four porcelain panels Numbered 1121 The ribbed handle over four decorated panels depicting flowers set within gilded rococo borders, the white Roman dial on a blue ground with gilded decoration and an eighteenth century scene

Lot #: 5

Estimate: £1,200 - £1,800

Date: 19 Jun 2019

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A late 19th century French gorge cased carriage clock with four silvered...

A late 19th century French gorge cased carriage clock with four silvered porcelain panels The large case with ribbed handle over an oval enamel painted plaque depicting a woman's face flanked by musical instruments and repeat button, with two painted enamel side panels with Classical figures, the

Lot #: 6

Estimate: £800 - £1,200

Date: 19 Jun 2019

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A good and rare late 19th century French enamel decorated bow-fronted...

A good and rare late 19th century French enamel decorated bow-fronted grande sonnerie carriage clock with polychrome decoration The movement numbered 11634 The bow fronted case with curved ribbed handle on S-scroll supports over reeded columns, decorated all over with foliate patterns in

Lot #: 7*

Estimate: £3,000 - £5,000

Date: 19 Jun 2019

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A good late 19th century French enamel decorated repeating carriage clock

A good late 19th century French enamel decorated repeating carriage clock Le Roy et Fils The brass gilt architecturally inspired case, with Corinthian columns and capitals the square section folding handle with finely reeded central section, the poly-chromatic panels very lively painted, a black

Lot #: 8*

Estimate: £3,000 - £5,000

Date: 19 Jun 2019

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A good 19th century French engraved brass gorge cased carriage clock set...

A good 19th century French engraved brass gorge cased carriage clock set with three pink porcelain panels and signed platform The platform signed for the retailer, T.Martin & Co, 151 Regent St, London, finished and supplied by Drocourt 11232 The case engraved all over and with oval inspection panel

Lot #: 9*

Estimate: £3,500 - £6,000

Date: 19 Jun 2019

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A good and rare third quarter of the 19th century French engraved gilt...

A good and rare third quarter of the 19th century French engraved gilt brass gorge cased carriage clock Paul Garnier, Paris, 3394 The numbered gorge case with folding shaped handle and repeat button over bevelled glass sides, the uprights, cornice and base all engraved with flowers and foliate

Lot #: 10

Estimate: £700 - £1,000

Date: 19 Jun 2019

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A good late 19th century carriage clock with three porcelain panels

A good late 19th century carriage clock with three porcelain panels The movement numbered 2462. The panels initialled LS. The pillared case with a ribbed handle over a repeat button and elaborate cornice supported on reeded Doric-style three-quarter columns on a stepped plinth base, each side

Lot #: 11

Estimate: £1,500 - £2,000

Date: 19 Jun 2019

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A good grande sonnerie carriage clock with subsidiary date and alarm dials...

A good grande sonnerie carriage clock with subsidiary date and alarm dials in its orginal travelling case Numbered 2414 The case with rippled handle and repeat button with bevelled glass panels to the sides and top with the three-position grande sonnerie lever underneath the raised plinth base, the

Lot #: 12

Estimate: £1,000 - £1,500

Date: 19 Jun 2019

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A good, dated, late 19th century French brass petite sonnerie gorge cased...

A good, dated, late 19th century French brass petite sonnerie gorge cased carriage clock with alarm Drocourt, 10757 The rippled handle over bevelled glass panels and repeat button, the base engraved '1er Janvier 1877' the circular enamel Roman and Arabic dial with Breguet style blued steel hands

Lot #: 13

Estimate: £800 - £1,200

Date: 19 Jun 2019

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A good late 19th century French grande sonnerie striking carriage clock...

A good late 19th century French grande sonnerie striking carriage clock with moonphase and calendar Drocourt, number 27736 The gorge case with large glazed panel over moulded corners, the rectangular white enamel dial with Roman and Arabic numerals set with a moonphase aperture above V and VII, the

Lot #: 14*

Estimate: £6,000 - £9,000

Date: 19 Jun 2019

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An early 18th century French brass inlaid tortoiseshell mantel clock

An early 18th century French brass inlaid tortoiseshell mantel clock Thuret Paris The caddy top surmounted by an ormolu brazier over four finials and glazed side panels on outswept feet, the 7 inch circular brass dial with applied enamel blue Roman numerals, with blued steel hands, the rectangular

Lot #: 15Y

Estimate: £1,000 - £1,500

Date: 19 Jun 2019

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A late 17th early 18th century French Brass Inlaid Tortoiseshell bracket clock

A late 17th early 18th century French Brass Inlaid Tortoiseshell bracket clock Gilles Martinot, Paris The case surmounted by a caddy top with an urn finial on lion's paws and toupie feet, inlaid all over with cut brass and tortoiseshell, the 8 inch cast gilt dial with applied Roman numerals and

Lot #: 16Y

Estimate: £1,000 - £2,000

Date: 19 Jun 2019

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A large mid 18th century red tortoiseshell and ormolu bracket clock

A large mid 18th century red tortoiseshell and ormolu bracket clock engraved Montjoy, Paris The dial and movement signed, surmounted by a boldly cast open foliate finial over a waisted case on scroll feet, on the original concave-sided wall bracket inlaid all over with red tortoiseshell veneer and

Lot #: 17Y

Estimate: £1,800 - £2,500

Date: 19 Jun 2019

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A Red tortoishell and ormolu bracket clock

A Red tortoishell and ormolu bracket clock Frizon, Paris The caddy top surmounted by eight urn finials of two different sizes over rectangular shaped glazed side panels on elevated toupie feet with acanthus scroll mounts, with scrolling foliage on a red tortoiseshell background with a gilt plaque of

Lot #: 18Y

Estimate: £3,000 - £4,000

Date: 19 Jun 2019

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A VERY RARE 19TH CENTURY FRENCH 400-DAY DURATION FOUR-GLASS MANTEL CLOCK...

A VERY RARE 19TH CENTURY FRENCH 400-DAY DURATION FOUR-GLASS MANTEL CLOCK WITH STATE OF WIND INDICATION AND ANEROID BAROMETER, MADE FOR THE RUSSIAN MARKET The case with moulded cornice over four heavily bevelled glass panels and a conforming base, the 4.5 inch enamel two-part enamel Roman dial with

Lot #: 19

Estimate: £4,000 - £6,000

Date: 19 Jun 2019

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A fine and rare early 18th century French brass-cased mantel timepiece with...

A fine and rare early 18th century French brass-cased mantel timepiece with pull quarter repeat Gaudron a Paris Surmounted by an ormolu brazier on a stepped caddy top with gadrooned decoration, the sides with large glazed panels on bun feet, the 5.5inch burnished dial with applied blue and white

Lot #: 20

Estimate: £3,000 - £6,000

Date: 19 Jun 2019

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An early 20th century Swiss silver miniature carriage alarm timepiece with...

An early 20th century Swiss silver miniature carriage alarm timepiece with enamelled night scenes stamped Rau & Steinmeyer Geneve Pforzheim No:10964 The case with ribbed handle over a miniature plaque, each side further set with panels depicting nightscapes with classical nymphs, the enamel Roman

Lot #: 21

Estimate: £1,200 - £1,800

Date: 19 Jun 2019

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A rare late 19th century French Grande Sonnerie striking and repeating...

A rare late 19th century French Grande Sonnerie striking and repeating Carriage clock with alarm and enamel panels The movement numbered 4627 The cast and chased brass case of canted form modelled with foliate scrolls, surmounted by a handle of conforming design, with asymmetric bevelled glass top

Lot #: 22

Estimate: £3,000 - £5,000

Date: 19 Jun 2019

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A late 19th century gilt brass and red tortoiseshell mantel timepiece with...

A late 19th century gilt brass and red tortoiseshell mantel timepiece with platform lever escapement signed on the backplate Barwise, London and numbered 3919 The waisted case surmounted by a finial urn containing flowers on scroll feet, inlaid all over with cut brass and red tortoiseshell, the 3.75

Lot #: 23* Y

Estimate: £1,500 - £2,000

Date: 19 Jun 2019

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A fine and rare second quarter of the 19th century Swiss ormolu grande...

A fine and rare second quarter of the 19th century Swiss ormolu grande sonnerie-striking travel clock with alarm, calendar, repeat facility and chronometer escapement DuBois et Cie, Chaux de Fonds en Suisse The rectangular five-glass case surmounted by an engine turned hand set between ball pommels

Lot #: 24*

Estimate: £7,000 - £10,000

Date: 19 Jun 2019

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A late 19th century French Mystery timepiece with suspended globe pendulum

A late 19th century French Mystery timepiece with suspended globe pendulum signed Robert Houdin, Paris The cast spelter figure of a classical woman, her oustretched arm holding a pendulum rod, mounted on a bow fronted plinth on lion's paw feet. The signed circular 7 inch bevelled glass dial with

Lot #: 37

Estimate: £3,000 - £5,000

Date: 19 Jun 2019

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A rare 19th century French black marble mystery clock with child impulsing...

A rare 19th century French black marble mystery clock with child impulsing the pendulum Surmounted by the figure of Ceres, her raised left arm supporting the gilt pendulum terminating in a glass bob, on a shaped plinth base set with lion's mask side handles and lion's paw feet, the 3.75 inch dial

Lot #: 38

Estimate: £4,000 - £6,000

Date: 19 Jun 2019

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AN EARLY 19TH CENTURY BRASS MOUNTED MUSICAL BRACKET CLOCK WITH SELECTION...

AN EARLY 19TH CENTURY BRASS MOUNTED MUSICAL BRACKET CLOCK WITH SELECTION FOR EITHER 'FORTE' OR 'PIANO' SOUND TO THE 14 HAMMERS AND BELLS ALSO 'TING TANG' CHIMING THE QUARTERS ON A FURTHER TWO BELLS Gravell & Tolkein No.3266 The mahogany case surmounted by a pagoda top over four finials and a well

Lot #: 39

Estimate: £5,000 - £7,000

Date: 19 Jun 2019

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A Late 18th century mahogany quarter repeating musical table clock with 8...

A Late 18th century mahogany quarter repeating musical table clock with 8 bells and alarm Eardley Norton, London, No.1808 The bell top with five finials over canted angles set with gilt female term mounts between glass side panels and brass handles on a moulded base with foliate scroll feet, the

Lot #: 40

Estimate: £10,000 - £15,000

Date: 19 Jun 2019

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A rare mid 18th century double automata twelve-tune musical table clock on...

A rare mid 18th century double automata twelve-tune musical table clock on 24 hammers and 12 bells Thomas Monkhouse, London The bell topped case with five original finials over a moulded cornice and four term figures to each canted corner, on a stepped base raised on brass block feet, the 8.5inch

Lot #: 41

Estimate: £12,000 - £18,000

Date: 19 Jun 2019

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A late 17th century walnut marquetry longcase clock with ten inch dial

A late 17th century walnut marquetry longcase clock with ten inch dial John Chatfield, London The case with blind frieze and spirally turned columns over a long door with lenticle amid four shaped boxwood lined panels of bird and flower marquetry on a matching base, the 10 inch square brass dial

Lot #: 42TP

Estimate: £3,500 - £5,000

Date: 19 Jun 2019