An early French lantern timepiece, Rousseau A Lyon, circa 1665
30-hour movement with alarm, fine brass case with lovely engraving.
13-cm engraved brass dial with Roman numerals, large alarm disc signed Rousseau A Lyon, fine iron single hour hand, 30-hour weight driven movement with verge escapement, alarm on a bel surmounted on the fine brass case, finely engraved foliate pierced front fret, plain side frets, doors to the sides with well turned knobs, four turned feet below, suspended by iron hoop and spurs.
(Height) 27 cm (Width) 13 cm (Depth) 14.5 cm
(Height) 10.6 in (Width) 5.1 in (Depth) 5.7 in
Rousseau A Lyon