An unusual later18th century French iron framed lantern clock in very nice original untouched and restored condition. White tin glaze Faience dial with nicely shaped black numerals. Pair of nicely made cast brass hands. Typical cast brass fret with wheat sheaves and cockerel design. Very well made heavy quality iron framed movement 30 hour duration.
Rack striking sounding the hours. Spring loaded repeating lever repeats the previous hour.
At the top of the images below I have included A short video to give you an idea of how the strike mechanism runs. Please allow the video to load before playing it through. The movement is in good sound condition although could do with a clean. Moderate wear to the pinions and the escapement pallets. The wheel trains run when pressure is applied to them.The escapement functions correctly with very little'drop. No pendulum or drive weights. Overall height of movement to top of bell stand 29.2 cm (11 ½). Overall height dial assembly bottom of lower fret to top of upper fret 40 cm (15 3/4). Dial diameter 21.6 cm (8 1/2).
Overall movement depth front to back tip of hands stud to tip backcock 17.8cm (7). Plates 12.8 cm (5) square. Internal height between plates 17 cm. Please note:- This item will not be sent until 21 July 2021. Packed weight 7.3 kg.49 x 37 x 34 cm. The item "RARE L 18THC FRENCH CERAMICDIAL IRON FRAME RACK STRIKE REPEAT LANTERN CLOCK #1" is in sale since Sunday, June 27, 2021. This item is in the category "Collectables\Decorative Collectables\Clocks\Wall Clocks". The seller is "ctagrayuk" and is located in Edinburgh, Edinburgh (City of). This item can be shipped to United Kingdom, all countries in continental Asia, United States, Canada, Australia.