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Grand Sonnerie Morbier Clock

Auction:
2804M
Lot:
197
Sold for:
$308$250

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

Description:

Grand Sonnerie Morbier Clock, Jura, France, porcelain dial with applied Roman numeral lozenges marked Cretin Fils, Morbier (Jura), France, posted frame, time and grand sonnerie strike movement with sweep center seconds, simple calendar, and pin-wheel escapement, powered by three cast iron weights and regulated by a gridiron pendulum, all housed in a wall hanging hood.
Estimate $500-700

Dial has repairs. Movement may need to be overhauled.


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, Jura