Comtoise with rooster casting - Brass - 1750-1799

Description
Comtoise with rooster casting - Brass - 1750-1799
Mechanical - 8 day movement - half hour, one bell

Beautiful 18th century Comtoise with convex face and rooster casting with the three French lilies in the medallion with hens on their nest on either side.
Clock strikes a bell every half and full hour, with repetition on the full hours.

The clock has flat doors and back plate, wooden windings and nice slender brass hands.

The dial is signed "Doudier á Laréole".

The clock is completely restored and cleaned and fitted with new red ropes for the movement and striking mechanism,
old weights and a pendulum swing with lead weight.

The dial has a number of small damages which have been neatly repaired.

This clock runs as it should.

Clock comes with chair and key.

Measurements of the clock case:
Height: 25 cm
Width: 24.5 cm.
Depth: 14 cm.
Height including casting, 37 cm.
Pendulum length 90 cm.

The photos are part of the description.

Clock can be shipped, well-packaged and insured, but pick-up in Almelo or Albergen (the Netherlands) is preferred.

Lot details
Nr of items
1
Object
Comtoise with rooster casting
Material
Brass
Clock mechanism
Mechanical
Power Reserve
8 day movement
Striking
half hour, one bell
Estimated Period
1750-1799
Dated
1770
Country of Origin
France
Condition
Good condition - used with small signs of aging & blemishes
Weight
15 kg
Height
37 cm
Depth
14 cm
Width
24 cm
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