Porcelain cathedral form mantel clock with a light green ground and gilt highlights. The clock face set above faux stained glass windows and the arched doorway painted with a foreground and cathedral in the distance, set on a rectangular base with an imitation marble and geometric floral band design. ca. 1830. French. Dagoty, maker. Maker’s marks: Iron-red stenciled mark “ Ancienne Maison Dagoty / Ed. Honore A Paris / 4 Boulevard Poissoniere” to the underside. Image © 1stdibs.com, Inc. 2021. Fair use license. via https://www.1stdibs.com/furniture/decorative-objects/clocks/mantel-clocks/gothic-revival-dagoty-honore-porcelain-cathedral-form-mantel-clock/id-f_5046143/?gclid=CjwKCAiAsaOBBhA4EiwAo0_AnKUJiOv6z-XjYr5BJwIIo9jC583u7IvpOTr1OinJQC1S_ZkGejOFHxoCBz8QAvD_BwE&gclsrc=aw.ds .
Large gilt brass bracket or mantel clock, the case, with engraved floral decoration and applied colored cabochon jewel mounts, encloses a gilt 7″ Roman dial with a finely scroll engraved center and an eight day spring driven movement with anchor escapement chiming the quarters on a nest of two bells. ca. 1870. Gothic Revival. French. The movement having been made in Saint Nicolas d’ Aliermont, by Pierre-Honoré-César Pons and then finished by the Parisian Clock maker, Louis Achille Brocot. Retailed by Hall and Company, Manchester, England. Image © 1stdibs.com, Inc. 2021. Fair use license. via https://www.1stdibs.com/furniture/decorative-objects/clocks/mantel-clocks/large-19th-century-french-gothic-revival-mantel-clock/id-f_11810171/.
Gilt shelf clock in the form of the west facade of Reims Cathedral. The case of finely detailed cast and fire gilt bronze. The dial of twelve porcelain Roman numeral chapters is in the rose window opening. Blued steel sunburst hands, spring-powered, eight-day time and strike movement that has a silk thread suspension and external count-wheel, the gong mounted in the inlaid wooden plinth being controlled by the movement. ca. 1835. Gothic Revival. French. Maker’s marks: strike movement marked “Cailly Freres”. Image © 2021 Bidsquare Inc. and Skinner Auctions. Fair use license. via https://www.bidsquare.com/online-auctions/skinner/gilt-reims-cathedral-form-shelf-clock-93474
Gilt Reims Cathedral-form Shelf Clock