Superb large French corniche cased striking brass carriage clock circa late 19th century. 5-glass with bevelled panels and oval top window displaying its original, jewelled lever platform escapement. Roman numerals on a white enamelled face with blued steel hands. An 8-day duration mechanism striking the hours and halves on a coiled gong. With key. Height is 13.5cm excluding handle (17.5cm with handle), width 9cm and depth 8cm. Excellent time-keeper. Fully cleaned and serviced. A fabulous example.
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