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Walnut Astronomical Wall Regulator by Cuthbert and Brereton

Auction:
2502
Lot:
606
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:

Walnut Astronomical Wall Regulator by Cuthbert and Brereton, probably United Kingdom., circa 1868, the dome top case with hinged movement access doors at the top, full length glazed door, 10 1/2 in. dia. silvered dial with Arabic minutes around the perimeter, seconds above the center, hours below with Roman numerals, carved cresting below dial, eight-day, six pillar movement with lantern pinions, maintaining power, jeweled two-legged gravity escapement powered by a brass cased weight and regulated by a brass-faced pendulum bob and iron rod, ht. 49 in.
Estimate $3,000-5,000

Unfinished bottom board on case suggests a possible pediment or additional case ornament.

Keywords

United Kingdom, Bob, Clocks, Door, Horology, Measurement, Movement, Pendulum, Time