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Mahogany Mirror Clock

Auction:
2502
Lot:
652
Sold for:
$2,015$1,700

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

Description:

Mahogany Mirror Clock, New Hampshire, circa 1835, with white pine sides, scroll top and three brass finials, reverse-painted tablet over the painted iron dial with Roman numerals, looking glass in lower section, eight-day time, strike, and alarm movement powered by three lead weights and regulated by a pendulum, ht. 41 3/4 in.
Estimate $2,000-3,000

Movement has a variant of a countwheel strike with the count taken from sequenced holes on the strike great wheel. Scroll top and lower scroll pediment are later additions, both glasses are old replacements.

Keywords

New Hampshire, Clocks, Horology, Pendulum, Scroll