Gorge Case striking and Repeating Carriage Clock

REF: 105415


A mid 19th Century gorge case carriage clock having a polished brass case, with thick bevel edge glass panels. It has a white enamel dial with five minute markers. The 8 day movement strikes the hours and halves on a gong and has an hour repeat button. The clock has its original lever platform. Made by Achilles Brocot,a famous Clockmaker of the 19th Century.

  • Height 17 cm / 6 34"
  • Width 10 cm / 4"
  • Depth 9 cm / 3 "


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  • Year c 1860
  • Country France
  • Provenance Achille Brocot (1817-1878) was a French clockmaker and amateur mathematician.He is known for his discovery (independently of and contemporaneously with German number theorist Moritz Stern) of the Stern-Brocot tree, a mathematical structure useful in approximating real numbers by rational numbers; this sort of approximation is an important part of the design of gear ratios for clocks. He also made many other horological innovations including refinement of his father Louis-Gabriels Brocot escapement and the development of clocks with perpetual calendar mechanisms.
  • Condition The brass case has been polished and is lacquered so it will not tarnish. The movement has been serviced in our own workshops and is guaranteed for 12 months.