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Japanese Eight-day Lantern Clock and Wall Bracket

Auction:
2804M
Lot:
136
Sold for:
$5,535$4,500

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

Description:

Japanese Eight-day Lantern Clock and Wall Bracket, c. 1865, a straight sided bell sits over the top mounted balance wheel, floral engraved panels on all four sides, rotating dial with movable hour and half-hour markers turns against stationary pierced steel hand, eight-day, verge escapement, time and strike movement regulated by a balance wheel with adjustable timing weights and powered by a single weight on an endless rope, all on a Shitan wood wall bracket with a glazed hood and fabric backed pierced side sound frets, ht. of clock only 9 in.
Estimate $3,000-5,000

Bell stand and balance wheel support loose.


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stationary pierced steel hand