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Chinese Verge Escapement Bracket Clock

Auction:
2804M
Lot:
138
Sold for:
$1,476$1,200

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

Description:

Chinese Verge Escapement Bracket Clock, c. 1860, rosewood case with mother-of-pearl inlay, glazed front sliding door, 5-in. porcelain dial, pierced steel hour, minute, and sweep second hands, brass dial surround, eight-day time and strike, chain fusee movement with crown-wheel and verge escapement, rear wind and set, short bob pendulum, all on a scroll-cut bracket, ht. 18 1/2 in.
Estimate $1,000-1,500

Movement in need of an overhaul. Door glass loose.


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