A very fine carriage clock with half hour / hour self strike and alarm with original gold-covered and velvet-lined morocco case with monogram Case: brass, gilt, moulded base and cornice, facet glazed on five sides, baluster-shaped handle on top, 1 hammer / 1 rear bell for alarm. Dial: silver, inlaid radial Roman hours, subsidiary chapter ring with Arabic numerals for alarm, signed, blued Breguet hands. Movm.: rectangular brass full plate movement, gilt, keywind, 1 hammer / 1 gong, locking plate, solid movement pillars, 3 barrels for going train, hour strike and alarm, platform with cylinder escapement, three-arm brass balance.
L. A. Jarossay Jarossay is considered to have been one of the most imaginative clockmakers in the mid 19th century; he is particularly famous for his in-depth study of worm-screw gear-trains. Jarossay obtrained a patent for his design in 1844 and took out a second one on its employment in clocks and regulators in 1850; the concept of the second patent was the recduction of manufacturing costs.
Estimate 3,800 - 5,000 €
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