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Brass Grande Sonnerie Table Clock by Joseph Rose & Son

Auction:
2502
Lot:
670
Sold for:
$5,036$4,250

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

Description:

Brass Grande Sonnerie Table Clock by Joseph Rose & Son, London, probably last quarter 19th century, engraved hexagonal dial plate with applied chapter ring and Roman numerals, pierced steel hands, six glazed openings around the sides to view the movement, cast classical busts and double-headed eagle feet, hinged underside with two bells opens to reveal the bottom plate engraved Joseph Rose et Son London, pierced balance cock, three bell hammers and silvered regulator dial, one-day crown wheel and verge escapement movement with chain fusee and engraved barrels, ht. 3 1/2, max. dial wd. 4 3/4 in.
Estimate $3,000-5,000

Case in old surface, movement runs and strikes.

Keywords

Son London, Joseph Rose, steel hands, Clocks, Escapements, Horology, Measurement, Movement, Sonnerie, Time, Verge escapement, Watches