10. GehWerk seitlich oben

French bronze clock of the romantique period. Rich ornated fire gilded bronze case showing la Marquise de Sévigné being famous for her salon during the period of Louis XV. Similiar clock of Paul Dupuy Museum/Toulouse is pictured at:  TARDY -  LA PENDULE FRANCAISE, 2me Partie. Page 452.

8 day spring wound movement of Paris type, half and full hour striking on bell, locking-plate striking system, anchor escapement, silvered brass dial with Roman hour numerals, blued steel hands. Silk suspension with fine adjustement from the back of the movement.

Movement backplate signed by its well-known manufacturer:  Medaille D’argent PONS 1823.  Look at: TARDY, Dictionnaire Des Horlogers Francais, 1971, page 529.

Measurements of case:  height x width x depth: approx: 40 cm x 34 cm x 13 cm – weight of clock: 6,6 KG.

This clock was made around 1830/1835

Pendulum and key have been replaced but all other parts of this clock originally fit together.

Price upon request.