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Blackforest Bracket Organ Clock

Auction:
2314
Lot:
458
Sold for:
$6,463$5,500

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Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - 2314
Location:
Bolton
Date / Time :
November 03, 2005 10:00AM

Description:

Blackforest Bracket Organ Clock, early 19th century, with two eight-air barrels, weight-driven twenty-three key movement, forty-six wood pipes in three ranks, weighted seven-blade governor, two stops and clock movement with wood plates, striking on bell, in stained wood case with arched paint-decorated face with 11-inch dial with hours in Roman and minutes in Arabic numerals, bordered by transfer designs of rustic women, and a naive painted scene of musical quintet below angel trumpeters with laurel wreaths, face wd. 18 x ht. 29 x dp. 12 in. , with pendulum, weights and original case (for one barrel) with tune-sheet for both.
Estimate $6,000-8,000

Keywords

arched paint-decorated face, Clocks, Movement, Pendulum, Time