Gerard a Paris
A fine French mahogany table regulator clock. Circa 1800
Figured mahogany case with ebony mouldings and an architectural pediment. Fine fire gilded ormolu mounts, the tall glazed side panels with ormolu mouldings.
The white enamel convex dial with Roman numerals signed Gerard a Paris with blued steel hands and blued steel centre seconds hand.
The superb quality two week duration movement with the rarely seen coup Peru (lost beat) pinwheel escapement has a large gridiron pendulum. The hours and half hours sounded on a bell.
Height: 24 in (61 cm)