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Courvoisier & Comp.: A Louis-Seize Officer's Clock 'Capucine' with Repitition


Courvoisier & Comp. La Chaux-de-Fonds, Important Dynasty since 1765

A Louis-Seize Officer's Clock 'Capucine' with Repitition


Lot-No. 543 | Proceeds: 2.900,00 €

France, end 18th cent. Bronze, firegilded, engraved, polished. White enamel dial behind glass, breguet central hands, hand for alarm time, labelled 'Courvoisier & Comp.'. Highquality movement, repetition, escapement with screw balance, rack striking mechanism with Grand and Petite Sonnerie (requiring revision), striking mechanism on 2 bells with 3 hammers. Echappement added. H. with handle 24 cm, w. 13,5 cm, d. 10,5 cm. - Literature: Pierre Kjellberg, Encyclopédie de La Pendule Francaise, 1997, p.174. -

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