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A miniature early quarter repeating French carriage clock

engraved and gilt case with hinged glazed front door, engraved silvered dial and hidden fold-down handle on top. The hour and quarter hour are sounded by two hammers striking a coiled steel gong when the top push piece is fully depressed. The 30 hour fusee movement with verge escapement, gilt and engraved back plate signed 'G. LeRoy a Paris', gilt engraved and pierced balance bridge. Associated turned wooden base and glass dust cover and winding key. Height including handle 1030. c.1780.

Realised: $1,900