20: Bronze Sedan Chair Hour Repeater Carriage Clock
Description

Bronze Sedan Chair Hour Repeater Carriage Clock. Rare clock has an inset brass silvered dial with black Roman hour numerals and blued hands. Brass spring driven movement with platform lever escapement, half hour strike on a coiled gong and hour repeater button on top. Gilt bronze case in the form of a sedan chair with fleur de lis crest and relief filigree decoration; front has an oval hand painted portrait of cupid on an ivory panel, side panels with hand painted on ivory bust portraits of women, one artist signed "M. Peter". Overall good condition, movement running, striking and repeating, no breaks or repairs to the case, one portrait has a single line horizontal crack across the lower portion of the ivory; has key. 11.25 in. high x 4.25 in. wide x 8.25 in. deep. Weight: 6.75 lbs.

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