Lot 14 (Fine Art & Antiques, 18th May 2016)

Sold for £3,700

Lot details

RARE 19TH CENTURY FRENCH GOTHIC DESIGN, SILVERED CARRIAGE CLOCK, having loop handle, formed as a pair of conjoined winged dragons, octagonal face with Roman numerals and gilded centre above a relief cast panel depicting the Annunciation, with Latin text: 'Angelus Domini Nuntiavil Maria', the sides of the case with figural vignettes and the months of the year, small door to the back, revealing brass movement, repeat striking on one gong. The base marked: 'A.F. Depose', probably for Falize of Paris. 13.5cm high including handle.