Rosewood Campaign Clock by Duvoye, Paris
Rosewood Campaign clock with satinwood line stringing and marquetry, standing on a raised moulded plinth with block feet and ornate brass carrying handle. Silvered dial with beautiful engine turning, gilded and ringed bezel. The dial signed ‘Duvoye, Paris’.
Eight day movement with outside countwheel striking on a silvered bell with silk suspension. C.1820
‘Watchmakers and Clockmakers of the World’ by Brian Loomes lists Duvoye, as working in Paris c.1824. He is also listed in ‘The Dictionnaire Des Horlogers Francais’ by Tardy as having lodged a patient for a ‘type’ of clock escapement in 1852.