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Gilt Renaissance-style Table Clock

Auction:
2502
Lot:
635
Sold for:
$7,110$6,000

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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 German, late 19th century, the brass balustrade case and cupola with abundant finials, the front with two chapter rings, the upper with Roman numerals of typical form, the lower with I-II-III-IIII marks, blued steel hands, the rear with Arabic numeral chapter ring and two winding squares, glazed side openings to view the time and alarm fusee movement, ht. 11 1/2 in.
Estimate $400-600

Lacking pallet arbor and pallets, otherwise movement in undetermined condition, two finials with the clock but broken off, visible wear and tarnish on case.

Keywords

steel hands, Clocks, Horology, Watches