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A high-quality small French satin gilt brass gorge cased carriage clock with bevelled glasses and a rippled handle over a large bevelled glass inspection panel, moulded cornice and uprights to a matching base. Retailed by Henry Bell, the movement made by Henri Jacot is numbered 561. An excellent clean white enamel dial with Roman numerals and finished with original finely blued steel “Breguet” style hands.

The 8-day striking, repeating movement is finished with the original silvered Swiss lever platform escapement with compensated bi-metallic balance. The clock strikes the hours to a gong, with a single strike on the half-hour.

A gorgeous small clock of great quality.

Henri Jacot: 31 Rue de Montmorency, Paris, also said to have had a factory at Saint-Nicolas-d’Aliermont. Paris exhibition 1855 and London exhibition 1862, bronze medals. Paris 1867, silver medal for carriage clocks and movements. Paris 1878 silver medal for carriage clocks. Paris 1889, gold medal for carriage clocks. Paris 1900, gold medal for carriage clocks. The first Henri Jacot died in 1868. He was succeeded by a nephew of the same name. Responsible for the production of superb carriage clocks.

Comparative Literature:

Carriage Clocks, Their history and development – Allix & Bonnert.

Serviced and guaranteed for 3 years.
Height: 5 ½” or 14cm (Handle up)
CIRCA. 1870
Provenance: Private collection U.K.


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