Lot 42

A LATE 19TH / 20TH CENTURY FRENCH LACQUERED WOOD AND GILT BRASS MOUNTED PENDULE D’OFFICIER SIGNED ‘GROTTENDIECK BRUXELLES’, 
the case of typical form, surmounted by a serpent form handle and with later foliate mounts to the sides, raised on four toupie feet, the white enamelled dial with ‘Grottendieck Bruxelles’ and with Arabic numerals, the twin train movement with platform escapement striking on a coiled steel gong, the backplate stamped ‘VINCENTI & CIE, MEDAILLE D’OR 1855’, 
22cm high

The clock is winding, ticking and striking but not fully tested or guaranteed. 
Charles Grottendieck of Bruxelles was Clockmaker to the King and Queen of Belgium.

Estimate: £600-£800