Condition Report For Lot# 841 :
very dirty, losses to gilding, carrying handle with break at pivot, removable lamps which fit the two sockets inside the case missing, feet with minor bends, one movement mounting foot loose from case back, movement very dirty, complete, ticks and strikes, time third wheel arbor repivoted at back plate, loose, steel parts with minor oxidation. This is a rare clock, of high quality, in very good condition overall. A two sided night and day clock with similar piercing and attributed to Jacquet - Droz is illustrated in Derek Roberts "Mystery, Novelty, and Fantasy Clocks", pages 79 and 198.