French carriage clock signed Bourdin Horloger, calendar, grande sonnerie, Paris 1840-50.
Extremely sophisticated travelling clock by the French specialist Bourdin, Rue de la Paix No 34, Paris
Very fine and rare, gilt bronze, eight-day going, "grande sonnerie" carriage clock, with subsidiary seconds, alarm, double calendar.Striking repeating and alarm on bells with button on the top. High quality - entirely – engraved fire gilt case. Bluesteel Breguet hands. Signed on the dial and the back door. HxWxD 15x9x8 cm (excluding handle).
SOLD Price € 14.500,--
The clockmaker A.E. Bourdin, was ‘ Horloger du Roi’, worked in the Rue de la Paix No 34 and various addresses in Paris. Received several Bronze - en Silver Metal rewards on Paris Expositions between 1844 and 1867 for making 'excellent pendules de voyage'. TARDY, Dictionnaire Des Horloger Francais.
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