OURRY, ÉLEVE DE L.TAVERNIER
France, circa 1820
Fine quality French Empire Turquin marble 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
Heavy marble case supported by four columns and mounted with mercury gilt bronze mounts. Dial made of finely incised mercury gilt bronze and an enamel disc with black roman numerals. Blued steel Breguet hands.
The enamel dial is signed "OURRY éleve de L.TAVERNIER"
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: 56 cm (22")
Width 28 cm (11")
Depth 16 cm (6")
CHF 4'200 (excl. tax)