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English Skeleton Clock

Auction:
2419
Lot:
710
Sold for:
$2,100$2,100

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Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - 2419
Location:
Bolton
Date / Time :
August 23, 2008 10:00AM

Description:

English Skeleton Clock, attributed to Smith & Sons, Clerkenwell, the pierced brass plates of scrolled and Gothic pattern house a fusee timepiece with recoil escapement and "passing" strike on the hour regulated by a brass pendulum bob, silvered brass dial with Roman numerals and mounted on an ebonized wooden base and enclosed in a glass case, ht. 17 3/4 in.
Estimate $1,200-1,500

Keywords

Smith & Sons, Anchor escapement, Bob, Clocks, Pendulum, Skeleton clock