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Hour-Striking Bedside Table Clock

Auction:
2502
Lot:
677
Sold for:
$5,925$5,000

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

Description:

Hour-Striking Bedside Table Clock, French, 19th century, with skeletonized rotating chapter ring illuminating the time by the lighted candle at the back, gilt brass mounts and stand, removable side panels, eight-day single mainspring movement striking the hours by a vertically mounted rack, crown wheel and verge escapement with silk thread suspended pendulum, ht. 13 1/2 in.
Estimate $2,500-3,500

Keywords

Clock, Horology, Mainspring, Movement, Pendulum, Verge escapement