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Double Dial Swinging Pendulum Clock

Auction:
2804M
Lot:
173
Sold for:
$3,690$3,000

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

Description:

Double Dial Swinging Pendulum Clock, France, c. 1825, the gridiron pendulum with 11-in. porcelain Roman numeral dial on each side of the bob, lyre-form midsection, and alternating brass and steel rods, the fourteen-day, time-only movement fitted with a pinwheel escapement, one dial has three hands including sweep center seconds while the other has two hands and the winding square, with original hanging bracket and threaded beat adjustment, ht. 48 in.
Estimate $4,000-6,000

Porcelain dials in very good condition.


The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Condition requests can be obtained via email (lot inquiry button) or by telephone to the appropriate gallery location (Boston/617.350.5400 or Marlborough/508.970.3000). Any condition statement given, as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Skinner Inc. shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.

Keywords

France, steel rods