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Auction archive: Lot number 193

A 19th century copper carriage clock in the Gothic taste

Fine Jewellery
18 Nov 2021
Estimate
£80 - £120
ca. US$108 - US$162
Price realised:
£1,400
ca. US$1,891
Auction archive: Lot number 193

A 19th century copper carriage clock in the Gothic taste

Fine Jewellery
18 Nov 2021
Estimate
£80 - £120
ca. US$108 - US$162
Price realised:
£1,400
ca. US$1,891
Beschreibung:

A 19th century copper carriage clock in the Gothic taste, probably by Alexis Falize the pierced top section with hinged handle formed with griffins, the sides with twelve circular figures representing the agricultural months, Roman numerals to the octagonal dial, missing hands, the lower section with the praying mother of Christ attending by an angel with lillies between and words 'Angelus Domini Nuntiavit Qariae', the reverse with locking hinged opening compartment to the movement over two figures and the words Vigilate quia netcitis diem neque horam, 13cm high For a carved ivory and enamel clock of similar design by Falize, see Purcell, K., 'Falize: a dynasty of jewelers', (Thames and Hudson: 1999), p.71

Auction archive: Lot number 193
Auction:
Datum:
18 Nov 2021
Auction house:
Woolley and Wallis Salisbury Salerooms Ltd
Castle Street 51-61
Salisbury Wiltshire, SP1 3SU
United Kingdom
enquiries@woolleyandwallis.co.uk
+44 (0)1722 424500
+44 (0)1722 424508
Beschreibung:

A 19th century copper carriage clock in the Gothic taste, probably by Alexis Falize the pierced top section with hinged handle formed with griffins, the sides with twelve circular figures representing the agricultural months, Roman numerals to the octagonal dial, missing hands, the lower section with the praying mother of Christ attending by an angel with lillies between and words 'Angelus Domini Nuntiavit Qariae', the reverse with locking hinged opening compartment to the movement over two figures and the words Vigilate quia netcitis diem neque horam, 13cm high For a carved ivory and enamel clock of similar design by Falize, see Purcell, K., 'Falize: a dynasty of jewelers', (Thames and Hudson: 1999), p.71

Auction archive: Lot number 193
Auction:
Datum:
18 Nov 2021
Auction house:
Woolley and Wallis Salisbury Salerooms Ltd
Castle Street 51-61
Salisbury Wiltshire, SP1 3SU
United Kingdom
enquiries@woolleyandwallis.co.uk
+44 (0)1722 424500
+44 (0)1722 424508
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