Walnut Quarter-Chiming Tall Clock by Elliott
- Sold for:
- Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - 2502
- Date / Time :
- May 01, 2010 10:00AM
Walnut Quarter-Chiming Tall Clock by Elliott, London, with crescent cornice and turned finials, fluted pilasters flanking the 13 1/4 in. brass composite dial with Arabic numerals and chapter ring engraved Elliott, London, pierced spandrels and subsidiary dials for Chime-Silent and Westminster-Whittington, oval beveled glass in the waist section, carved base panel, paw feet and eight-day time, strike and eight bell, quarter-chiming movement with pendulum and three brass-cased weights, ht. 98 1/2 in.
Note: Deaccessioned from the National Watch and Clock Museum, Columbia, Pennsylvania, to benefit the Museum Acquisitions Fund.
Repainted moon dial, lacking four quarter chime gongs (hour gong present), old fabric torn on side sound vents, movement in overhauled condition.