Paul Garnier ,Paris. Engraved Repeating Carriage clock .

A good and rare third quarter of the 19th century French engraved gilt brass gorge cased carriage clock
Paul Garnier, Paris.
The numbered gorge case with folding shaped handle and repeat button over bevelled glass sides, the uprights, cornice and base all engraved with flowers and foliate scrollwork on a hatched ground, the rectangular engraved mask centred by the white enamel Roman and Arabic dial with alarm subsidiary dial, both with blued steel hands, the twin train movement with lever platform escapement and bimetallic balance on a silvered platform, striking on a coiled blued steel gong mounted on a block stamped F.D. The clock has its original velvet lined travelling case with removable wooden front panel and original winding key.  18cms (7ins) high.

  • Paul Garnier (1801-1869) was renowned for his carriage clocks. He received silver medals in the Paris Exhibition of 1827, 1834 and 1839, as well as gold medals in 1844 and 1849.
Price. £5500. Circa. 1870