An Exceptionally Fine Striking And Pull Quarter Repeating Pair Case Coachwatch With Alarm
Leather covered outer case with a silver seven joint hinge together with silk backed sound holes, the back with turned silver roundel. The inner case exquisitely pierced and engraved with foliage and strapwork with peacocks, serpents and two cherubs holding aloft a numbered garland, being topped by a short stem with substantial stirrup bow.
The beautifully executed champleve dial with Roman hours within an arcaded minute ring with Arabic minutes, an inner 1-12 alarm disc and pierced gilt hands, the whole surrounded by a gilt wheatear border.
The remarkable filt verge movement with a finely pierced and engraved balance cock foot and a chamfered crystal to the table, having a silvered regulator disc and four seperate trains for the going, alarm, repear and strike, a fusee for the going, the other tree barrels being engraved, together with a combination of baluster and Egyptian pillars, the top plate signed Julien Le Roy Paris 415.
The durationg being of 30 hours.
Provenance: Private Collection U.K.
|Clock maker:||Julien Le Roy|