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Ebonized Two-column Inverted Swinging Clock

Auction:
2804M
Lot:
145
Sold for:
$6,150$5,000

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

Description:

Ebonized Two-column Inverted Swinging Clock, France, c. 1830, ormolu-mounted entablature supported by two Corinthian columns on a plinth raised on pad feet, movement housed in the bob of a gridiron pendulum with cast floral dial surround and engine-turned Roman numeral dial, blued Breguet-style hands, suspended by a reverse knife-edge, eight-day time and countwheel strike movement which swings the pendulum/clock as it ticks, ht. 21 in.
Estimate $4,000-6,000

Clock ticks and strikes.


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France