COMMINGES PALAIS ROYAL N°62 (PARIS)
France, circa 1820
Very fine quality French Empire mahogany veneered eight day portico clock. Two train movement, countwheel striking the hour and half-hour on a bell. Gridiron pendulum (temperature-compensated pendulum) on a knife edge suspension. Mahogany case supported by four columns and mounted with finely incised mercury gilt bronze mounts. Dial made of finely incised mercury gilt bronze and an outer enamel disc with black roman numerals. Blued steel Breguet hands with a sweep second (1/2 second).
The enamel dial is signed "Comminges Palais Royal N°62"
Custom made glass case (French made)
Peace of mind guaranteed : The movement of this clock will be fully overhauled in our workshop before delivery.
(This clock can also be purchased as is with price adjustment.)
Height: 54 cm (21")
Width 30 cm (12")
Depth 18 cm (7")
CHF 7'000 (excl. tax)