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Champleve French Hour-repeating Carriage Clock

Auction:
2946M
Lot:
804
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Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - 2946M
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
October 28, 2016 10:00AM

Description:

Champleve French Hour-repeating Carriage Clock, c. 1890, brass and beveled glass case with champleve arabic numeral dial and spade hands, champleve panels on sides of gilt and enamel insets, rear door of beveled glass and hinged for access to winding and setting, eight-day time, strike, and repeating carriage clock with bell strike and platform escapement, ht. 5 1/2 in. with handle lowered.
Estimate $2,500-3,000

Movements starts briskly on winding, repeats as designed, back door frame repaired, no chips or breakage on any glass, appears to be the original silvered platform escapement.


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

Antiques, Beveled glass, Carriage clock, Clocks, Door, Escapement, Striking clock, Time