A French ‘Sevres’ mounted gilt carriage clock, Drocourt circa 1880
8-day spring-driven movement with rack striking on a gong, finely engraved gilt brass gorge case with fine Sevres panels and dial.
7-cm Sevres porcelain dial with Roman numerals and spade hands, centre with flowers and illegible signature for the retailer, foliate scrolls in the spandrels and two playing children near water below, the borders with pearls on a pink ground, the side panels with the same children fishing and playing, mounted in a finely foliate engraved gilt brass gorge case, 8-day spring driven movement marked for Drocourt and numbered 11104, ratchet tooth anchor platform escapement and rack half hour striking on a gong with repeating on demand.
(Height) 17.3 cm (Width) 9.6 cm (Depth) 9.4 cm
(Height) 6.8 in (Width) 3.8 in (Depth) 3.7 in