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Walnut Veneered Longcase Clock by Thomas Watts

Auction:
2502
Lot:
539
Sold for:
$2,133$1,800

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Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - 2502
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
May 01, 2010 10:00AM

Description:

Walnut Veneered Longcase Clock by Thomas Watts, St. Edmunds, Bury, 20th century, the Queen Anne style case with sarcophagus top and three brass finials, glazed dial opening, rectangular waist door with bull's-eye lenticle all on a molded base, 10 1/2 in. brass composite dial, silvered chapter ring with Roman numerals, matted center, ringed winding holes, maker's boss signed Thomas Watts, St. Edmunds Bury, cast brass spandrels, blued steel hands and eight-day time and rack strike movement with pendulum and two cast iron weights, ht. 96 in.
Estimate $2,000-4,000

Waist door lenticle damaged, lacking object left hood door column, movement needs cleaning.

Keywords

Thomas Watts, Bury, steel hands, Clocks, Door, Horology, Longcase clock