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Gothic Rosewood Library Clock

Auction:
2804M
Lot:
118
Sold for:
$2,460$2,000

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Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - 2804M
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
April 25, 2015 10:00AM

Description:

Gothic Rosewood Library Clock, probably London, c. 1880, the carved lancet top with central carved and turned finial surmounts the glazed door flanked by bundled reeded columns, over the silvered engraved Roman numeral dial with subsidiary dial at the top for regulation and lever above the twelve for "Strike-No Strike," pierced sound vents on both sides backed by silk, molded base and pad feet, eight-day time and strike, brass movement with wire gong strike, ht. 27 in.
Estimate $2,000-4,000

movement should be at leat lubricated if not overhauled, some losses to the side sound vent material.


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