Lot No. 448 (91st Auction)
Burger, Vernex - Montreux, Height 170 mm, circa 1890

A very fine hour repeating miniature carriage clock with half hour / hour self strike in a lavishly decorated Cloisonné enamel case
Case: brass, gilt, polychrome Cloisonné enamel decor, "Anglaise" case, facet glazed front, rear door and top, moulded base and cornice with silvered dentil pattern, the corners decorated with finely cast 3/4 silver columns with flutes and Doric capitals, waved handle with fluted middle part, button for repeating mechanism, engraving in the base "Deposé". Dial: polychrome Cloisonné enamel decor, applied gilt chapter ring with radial Roman numerals in Gothic style, enamelled centre, signed, spade hands. Movm.: rectangular brass full-plate movement, monogram "B", solid movement pillars, 1 hammer, 1 gong, 8-day power reserve, twin barrel, fine platform with lateral lever escapement, screw compensation balance.
Estimate  6,800 - 8,000 €

Price Realised  11,200 €
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