A French 'giant' Brass Repeater Carriage Clock
Early 20th century, with partially rubbed retailer mark to dial ''Edward & Sons / G *****''(probably Glasgow), stamped to back ''Made in France'' bottom left and ''153'' bottom right, an ''F'' on each side, and ''14'' to door, top marked ''RA'' with red diamond, the swing handle over a beveled glass plate and gilt brass rectangular case with Corinthian columns and ripple galleries enclosing a white enamel dial with black Roman numerals and blued hands, raised on a rectangular plinth on bracket feet, the twin barrel movement with large silvered platform to the cut bimetallic balance with lever escapement, strike on gong to the back plate, with key, 8.5'' H x 5.5'' W x 4.5'' D, est:$4000/6000. Provenance: Private Collection, CA; acquired from the Dr. Eugene and Rose Antelis Collection of Important French Carriage Clocks, sold Christies, South Kensington, 1998
Height with handle up: 10.25''. Overall good condition. Apparently restored. Winds and runs. Moran's does not guarantee working condition of clocks and watches.