Lot 43

A RARE MID 18TH CENTURY FRENCH GILT BRONZE CARRIAGE / TRAVELLING CLOCK WITH ALARM BY COUTEREZ A LYON
the case with three quarter columns at the corners surmounted by finials, the sides glazed, the front engraved with a wreath and signed ‘COUTEREZ A LYON’, the white enamelled dial with Roman numerals and Arabic five minute markers, with alarm disc to the centre, the single train timepiece movement with ringed pillars, anchor escapement and silk suspension, the alarm wound with a pull cord and striking the bell mounted to the top, with pendulum,
16cm high

The movement is ticking but not fully tested or guaranteed.
Coutterez a Lyon is listed in Tardy ‘Dictionnaire des Horlogers Francais’ working in the Louis XV period.

Estimate: £700-£1,000