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Rosewood Bracket Clock

Auction:
2502
Lot:
678
Sold for:
$1,126$950

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

Description:

Rosewood Bracket Clock, circa 1880, with removable pagoda top, kidney-shaped front door with gilt ormolu, enameled dial with Roman numerals and recessed center, serpentine hands, eight-day time and strike movement with recoil escapement and bell strike, ht. 26 1/2 in.
Estimate $1,000-1,500

Possibly made from old components, movement is late 19th century, other components may be of an earlier period. Engraved signature on back plate "Alessand ....croce, Roma", hairlines and damage on enameled dial





















Keywords

Anchor escapement, Escapements, Horology, Measurement, Time