It has a stunning raised face with distinctive arabic numbers , and an alarm set dial in the same style. The antique white of the dial is offset by an elegant gold surround. The hands are delicate, and the hour hand is in the shape of a Fleur-de-lis. There is a small brass button on the top of the clock.When it is pushed the clock strikes the hour. It was a wonderful advanced feature of its time so if one awoke in the night with just a push of the button they knew the hour. The gold finish of the clock frame is bright and high gloss and is stunning.. The clock will be a stand out wherever it is placed. Offering a stunning French Grand Sonnerie repeating Carriage clock with an alarm made by the notable French clock maker Louis Fernier. It is signed LF on the back of the works. There is a small brass repeater button on the top of the clock. When it is pushed the clock strikes the hour, then the 15 minute quadrant. It was a wonderful advanced feature of its time so if one awoke in the night with just a push of the button they knew the hour and within 15 minutes the time.
The gold finish of the clock frame is bright and high gloss and is stunning. It is an 8 day winding mechanism. At the bottom of the case is a lever for : Heures et quarts Silence Quarts seulement Allowing for a choice of 2 strike patterns, or silence. The clock works and the bottom are elegantly marked in a beautiful scroll writing that indicate the function of the winding stems.They are marked: Reveil Aiguilles Le Reverte and LF (maker Louis Fernier) The approximate measurements are: Height with handle: 7.5 inches (19 CM) Height without handle: 6 inches (15.2 CM) Width: 3.7 inches (9.4 CM) Depth: 3.2 inches (8.1 CM) A stunning clock that will be a stand out wherever it is placed. It has been professionally cleaned and runs well. It is a very complex set of works that was very advanced for its time. Auctiva offers Free Image Hosting and Editing. The item "Antique French Grand Sonnerie Carriage Clock 1/4 h rep 8 day Louis Fernier alarm" is in sale since Sunday, August 22, 2021.
This item is in the category "Collectibles\Decorative Collectibles\Clocks\Desk, Mantel & Shelf Clocks". The seller is "eldia2" and is located in Brewster, Massachusetts. This item can be shipped worldwide.