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Gilt Renaissance-style Table Clock

Auction:
2502
Lot:
561
Sold for:
$8,295$7,000

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

Description:

Gilt Renaissance-style Table Clock, probably Germany, late 19th century, the gilt brass case with removable side panel, top mounted bell, the front applied pewter 24-hour chapter ring with Roman and Arabic numerals, single steel hand, the rear with alarm dial, iron and brass posted frame movement with fusee for time and alarm train and crown wheel and verge escapement, ht. 9 in.
Estimate $300-500

Crown wheel and verge now gone, contrate wheel in place, fusee chain on time train loose in the case, crude movement in unrestored condition.

Keywords

Germany, steel hand, Clocks, Escapements, Horology, Movement, Verge escapement, Watches