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A fine Directoire gilt bronze Grande Sonnerie Pendule d’Officier signed on the white enamel dial Dubois et Fils. The dial with Arabic numerals and a pair of pierced gilt bronze hands for the hours and minutes and a pierced blued steel pointer for the alarm. The movement with petite sonnerie, grande sonnerie and pull repeat. The fine gilt bronze case with a concave moulded top with cast laurel leaves surmounted by a serpentine handle, the side panels each with an applied floral rosette and applied laurel leaves below the dial, on lion paw feet
Paris, date circa 1790
Height with handle 25 cm.
Literature: Charles Allix, “Carriage Clocks, their History and Development”, 1974, p. 22, pl. 1/28, illustrating a Swiss pendule d’officier of circa 1780, signed on the dial Cugnier, Leschot


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