A fine French Regence Cartel clock. Ca 1725. The case with marquettery (brass and tortoiseshell) is original but requires some restoration.
The clock is signed: Caille a Paris. Who is likely to be Claude Salomon Caille, recorded as an eminent 18th century horologist in Paris.
The two weeks going movement with anchor escapement strikes on a bell. The fine casted bronze dial (cadran à douze) with enamel 'cartouches' and steel hands.
Height: 136 cm. (bracket included)
Price: Band B.
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