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Walnut Quarter-Chiming Tall Clock by Elliott

Auction:
2502
Lot:
599
Sold for:
$2,370$2,000

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

Description:

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.
Estimate $4,000-6,000

Repainted moon dial, lacking four quarter chime gongs (hour gong present), old fabric torn on side sound vents, movement in overhauled condition.

Keywords

London, Chiming Tall Clock, Pennsylvania, Columbia, Clock Museum, Museum Acquisitions Fund, Clocks, Horology, Striking clock