“Musy Père et Fils”, King’s Watchmaker in Turin/Drocourt à Paris, Movement No. 12780, Height 21 cm, circa 1880
Rare carriage clock with rococo case and Sèvres panels, Drocourt, circa 1880. Hour and half-hour repeater, alarm clock. The gilt bronze case is entirely ornamented: putti, volutes and foliage decoration, porcelain panels with beautiful polychrome gallant scenes. Dial with Roman numerals for the hours, small dial with Arabic numerals for the alarm clock. 8-day movement, anchor escapement. On the back oval stamp with a carriage clock flanked by the letters “D” and “C”. Pierre and his son Alfred Drocourt are highly regarded by enthusiasts for the quality of their work.
In working order, to be overhauled and the gilding revived.
Period: circa 1880
Measurements: H 21 x W 14,5 x D 13 cm