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Carriage clocks have such an aesthetically attractive design and look to them that fascinate all who see one, from young to old, and here is a beautiful antique carriage clock that was made in France and has some Australian history attached to it. Made in the late 1800's, this carriage clock was retailed by the Australian jewellery and watch company, Thomas Gaunt & Co and is signed accordingly on the dial. The case measures 11cm tall or 14cm with the handle up by 8cm across and 6cm deep and will sit perfectly on a mantle shelf, desk or bedside table perfectly. With the beautiful glass sides and top allowing you to see the movement in its entirety, both the movement and case has been lovingly restored and comes with our twelve month warranty. In perfect condition and ready to run for another 100 years, this antique carriage clock is just perfect from every angle that you view it. Stock# W1362 Retailer: T Gaunt Circa: 1890 $Sold
Here is a wonderful example of early Australian jeweller, made even more special by being made by one of Australia's most famous early jewellers, Thomas Gaunt. Dating from the 1880's, this lovely brooch was made in 15 carat gold and depicts a snake making its way up a pole where a natural pearl sits. Measuring 63.7mm in length, in total there are seventeen European cut diamonds that total 0.48 carats and is further highlighted with ruby eyes. Whereas today pearls are cultured, this one has a natural pearl at the top which adds such a wonderful elegance to an already very beautiful brooch. With a wonderful subject that will always be a conversation starter, this is one antique diamond brooch that will always capture the eye and be admired. Stock# ES9321 Maker: Thomas Gaunt Circa: 1880 $Sold.