French Kingwood Cartel Clock
French Kingwood Cartel clock in a beautifully figured case with ormolu mounts. Enamel dial with Roman numerals and fine gilded hands signed ‘Planchon a Paris’.
Eight day movement striking the hours and halves on a silvered bell. C.1870
‘Watchmakers and clockmakers of the world’ by Brian Loomes lists Planchon as working at the Palais Royale in Paris from 1870 to 1900