A very rare late-nineteenth century French engraved porcelain carriage clock by Drocourt with the original engraved base. The gilt-bonze gorge case has extremely well executed floral and geometric engraving on both smooth and chased grounds, a beveled oval glass above to view the balance platform, a hinged handle and porcelain panels to the front and sides. The outstanding polychrome panels depict couples in the various pursuits of courting and are framed with blue borders adorned with tooled gilt floral decoration. It stands on the original engraved gilt-bronze base that has identical engraving and four wonderfully cast and finished winged dragons at the corners
Height - Clock: 8.25in. (handle down)
Base: 7.75in. wide, 6.75in. deep
Overall Height - 12in. (handle up
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