Clocks where the beauty of execution of the movement is clearly visible, in whole or in part. Including some masterly finished pieces by Hubert Sarton, the great Liège clockmaker.
Empire-period astronomical skeleton clock with quarter strike on three bells, signed Baguellin à Versailles, circa 1810.
French Louis XVI ormulu and marble mantel timepiece, enamel dial with Roman numerals signed .A.D.F. [...]
Multi-dial brass, ormolu and black marble quarter-striking skeleton clock by Hubert Sarton circa 1810. [...]
Empire-period twin dial skeleton clock by Hubert Sarton of Liège, circa 1805. Double-D black marble base, [...]
Skeleton clock with remontoire, signed M.Geraets, Hasselt, circa 1820. Now in the Stadsmus, Hasselt.
Ormolu and marble 4-dials clock with seconds, week & month calendar, month of the year, moonphase, Lepaute à Paris.
Ormolu, brass and marble 4-dials clock with seconds, week & month calendar, months, moonphase, signed Sarton à Liege.
Consulate-period ormolu-mounted French skeleton clock (circa 1800) signed Deverberie à Paris.
Louis XVI Ormolu, enamel and marble clock with calendar, Faizant à Paris.
Ormolu mounted marble calendar mantel timepiece signed Villemeÿ à Moulins, late 18th C. Dials by Dubuisson.
Ormolu, brass and marble single-dial clock with seconds and month calendar, made by Sarton from Liège.