No. 158. Horizontal hexagonal table clock by Cabrier, London circa 1760.
Fire gilt case, finely engraved and beautifully decorated. Signed Cabrier, London.
Duration 30 hours, striking the hours on a bell, alarm mechanism, with verge escapement and balance wheel, going work with fusee and chain. 6,5 silver champlevé dial with Roman numerals. Finely ajour pierced cock. Regulation through pointer on backplate. Beautiful engraved barrels. The dial and alarm disc are solid silver. Dimensions H 8cm x W 9,5cm. Price € 16.500,--
Literature: G. H. Baillie. ‘Watchmakers and Clockmakers of the World’, page 49. Cabrier biographical data.
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