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Mahogany Portico Table Clock by Ferey

Auction:
2502
Lot:
546
Sold for:
$1,007$850

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

Description:

Mahogany Portico Table Clock by Ferey, Havre, France, circa 1820, with 6 in. dia. engine-turned and fire gilt bezel and center, enameled chapter ring with Roman numerals and marked Ferey Au Havre, Breguet blued steel hands, four columns with gilt capitals, bun feet and eight-day time and strike movement with count-wheel strike and bi-metallic, grid iron temperature compensated pendulum, ht. 19 3/4 in.
Estimate $300-500

Movement needs overhaul, dial and gilding are good, slight chip on top cornice corner on case.

Keywords

Havre, France, steel hands, Gilding, Gold, Pendulum